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Hermann Goldschmidt

Date of Birth 17-June-1802
Place of Birth Frankfurt
(Germany, Hesse, West Germany)
Nationality Germany
Also know as H. Goldschmidt
Profession Astronomer
Hermann Mayer Salomon Goldschmidt was a German-French astronomer and painter who spent much of his life in France. He started out as a painter, but after attending a lecture by the famous French astronomer Urbain Le Verrier turned to astronomy. His discovery of the asteroid Lutetia in 1852 was followed by further findings and by 1861 Goldschmidt had discovered 14 asteroids. He received the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1861 for having discovered more asteroids than any other person up to that time. He died from complications of diabetes.

Awards by Hermann Goldschmidt

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