Index by Birth Year
Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve
* 1793 in Altona
+ 1864 in Pulkowo/Saint Petersburg
German astronomer from a famous dynasty.
He researched on double stars and geodesy in Dorpat until
when he founded and became director of the new Pulkovo Observatory
near St Petersburg,
opened in 1839.
In 1861, his son Otto Wilhelm von Struve succeeded him (* 1819 in
Dorpat/Estonia, +1905 in Karlsruhe/Germany).
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