Professional and well-known scientists who have worked in the field of astronomy.
Biographical details of this distinguished American astronomer. (1834-1908)
Short biographies of several less well known British astronomers.
Catalogue of biographical links covering hundreds prominent astronomers, past and present. [Also in German]
Notable achievements and timelines of Flamsteed, Halley, Bradley, Bliss, Maskelyne, Pond, Airy, Christie, Dyson, H.S. Jones, and Wooley (covering 1675 to 1971).
Detailed biography of Belgian astronomer, Jean Charles Houzeau (1820-1888)
Stories from Doug Rickard's memoirs and his involvement in the early exploration of space.
Wikipedia provides biographical information on this Irish astronomer, lecturer and author.
Brief biographies, photos, and links to winners of this annual award for lifetime contributions to astronomy.
Article by Kevin Krisciunas, with notes and bibliography, about the grandson of Tammerlane, his observatory, and the significance of his work.
An annotated guide to the role that women have played in the history of astronomy, featuring both printed and web based materials.
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