Johan Ludwig Emil

Johan Ludwig Emil

Dreyer, Johan Ludwig Emil, 1852-1926, Danish astronomer, b. Copenhagen, who worked in Great Britain. He was assistant astronomer at the earl of Rosse's observatory, Parsonstown (now Birr), Ireland (1874-78), and at the observatory of the Univ. of Dublin (1878-82) and director (1882-1916) of the observatory at Armagh. He compiled the standard New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars (1888; supplements, 1895, 1908), wrote a biography of Tycho Brahe (1890) and History of the Planetary Systems from Thales to Kepler (1906), and edited Second Armagh Catalogue of 3,300 Stars (1886), the scientific papers of Sir William Herschel (1912), and the first volumes of the collected works of Tycho Brahe (15 vol., 1913-29).
Johan Ludwig Mowinckel (22 October 1870, Bergen - 30 September 1943) was a Norwegian political figure representing Venstre, the social liberal party. He served as Prime Minister of Norway between 1924 and 1926, again from 1928 until 1931, and finally between 1933 and 1935.

He founded the shipping company A/S J. Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi.

His son, Johan Ludwig Mowinckel Jr., was well-known Norwegian conductor.

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