List of people with craters of the Moon named after them


List of people with craters of the Moon named after them

The following is a list of people whose names were given to craters of the Moon.

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A

* Ernst Karl Abbe
* Charles Greeley Abbot
* Niels Henrik Abel
* Antonio Abetti
* Giorgio Abetti
* Abu Abdullah al-Bakri
* Abū al-Wafā' al-Būzjānī
* Charles Hitchcock Adams
* John Couch Adams
* Walter Sydney Adams
* Agatharchides
* Agrippa
* Pierre d'Ailly
* George Biddell Airy
* Robert Grant Aitken
* Ajima Naonobu
* Harold Alden
* Kurt Alder
* Buzz Aldrin
* Nikolai Alekhin
* Alexander the Great
* Alfonso X of Castile
* Dinsmore Alter
* Florentino Ameghino
* Giovanni Battista Amici
* Ammonius Saccas
* Guillaume Amontons
* Roald Amundsen
* Anaxagoras
* Anaximander
* Anaximenes of Miletus
* Karel Anděl
* William Anders
* John August Anderson
* Leif Erland Andersson
* Aleksandr Andronov
* Anders Jonas Ångström
* Ansgar
* Eugène Michel Antoniadi
* Dmitry Nikolayevich Anuchin
* Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville
* Petrus Apianus
* Apollonius of Perga
* Edward Victor Appleton
* François Arago
* Aratus
* Archimedes
* Archytas
* Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander
* Aristarchus of Samos
* Aristillus
* Aristotle
* Franciszek Armiński
* Neil Armstrong
* Christoph Arnold
* Svante Arrhenius
* Lev Artsimovich
* Aryabhata
* Arzachel
* Goryu Asada
* Giuseppe Asclepi
* Joseph Ashbrook
* Francis William Aston
* George Atwood
* Autolycus of Pitane
* Arthur Auwers
* Adrien Auzout
* Oswald Avery
* Avicenna

B

* Walter Baade
* Georgi Babakin
* Charles Babbage
* Harold D. Babcock
* Ernst Emil Alexander Back
* Oskar Backlund
* Roger Bacon
* Benjamin Baillaud
* Jean Sylvain Bailly
* Francis Baily
* Aleksei Balandin
* Vasco Núñez de Balboa
* Fernand Baldet
* Johann Jakob Balmer
* Tadeusz Banachiewicz
* Wilder Dwight Bancroft
* Frederick Banting
* Charles Glover Barkla
* Edward Emerson Barnard
* Francesco Barozzi
* Daniel Barringer
* Muhammad ibn Jābir al-Harrānī al-Battānī
* Johann Bayer
* Antonín Bečvář
* Friedrich Bessel
* Nur Ed-Din Al Betrugi
* Giuseppe Biancani
* Giovanni Bianchini
* Jacques de Billy
* Abū Rayhān al-Bīrūnī
* János Bolyai
* Tycho Brahe
* Edward William Brayley
* Giordano Bruno
* Johann Tobias Bürg
* Sherburne Wesley Burnham
* Richard Evelyn Byrd

C

* Johannes Campanus
* Francesco Carlini
* Paolo Casati
* Miguel Ángel Catalán
* Bonaventura Cavalieri
* Arthur Cayley
* James Challis
* Temple Chevallier
* Rudolf Clausius
* Christopher Clavius
* Cleostratus
* Cristóvão da Costa
* Peter Crüger

D

* Heinrich Louis d'Arrest
* Johann Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
* Hugh Latimer Dryden

E

* T. H. E. C. Espin
* Euctemon
* Leonhard Euler
* Abraham ibn Ezra

F

* Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Kathīr al-Farghānī
* Lucius Taruntius Firmanus
* Camille Flammarion
* Elizabeth Fry

G

* Galileo Galilei
* Évariste Galois
* Luigi Galvani
* Casimir Marie Gaudibert
* Luca Gaurico
* Carl Friedrich Gauss
* Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
* Hans Geiger
* Gersonides
* Josiah Willard Gibbs
* Flavio Gioja
* Rudolf Goclenius, Jr.
* Camillo Golgi
* Ivan Grave
* George Green
* James Gregory
* William Robert Grove
* Charles Edouard Guillaume
* Colin Stanley Gum

H

* Paul Hainzel
* Tadeáš Hájek
* George Ellery Hale
* Spiru Haret
* Frederick James Hargreaves
* Harkhebi
* Oliver Heaviside
* Hermann von Helmholtz
* Joseph Henry
* Charles Hermite
* William Herschel
* Heinrich Hertz
* Jaroslav Heyrovský
* David Hilbert
* Hipparchus
* Robert Hooke
* Edwin Hubble
* Ibn al-Haytham

I

J

K

* Mstislav Keldysh
* Muhammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī
* Gottfried Kirch

L

* William Lassell
* Leó Szilárd
* Aloysius Lilius
* Joseph Johann Littrow

M

* Giovanni Antonio Magini
* Charles Malapert
* Al-Ma'mun
* Al-Marrakushi
* Julius Firmicus Maternus
* Francesco Maurolico
* Gregor Mendel
* Gaspard Monge
* Abrahão de Moraes
* Henry Moseley

N

* John Napier
* Michael Neander
* František Nušl

O

* Hermann Oberth

P

* Johann Palisa
* Robert Peary
* Francis Gladheim Pease
* Bertrand Meigh Peek
* Joseph Barclay Pentland
* Philip III of Macedon
* Bartholomaeus Pitiscus
* Protagoras
* Jan Evangelista Purkyne

Q

* William John Macquorn Rankine

R

* Vincentio Reinieri
* Klaus Riedel
* George Willis Ritchey

* Paul Sabatier
* Johannes de Sacrobosco
* Vojtěch Šafařík
* Daniel Santbech
* Anton Maria Schyrleus of Rheita
* Ján Andrej Segner
* Hugh Sempill
* Gerolamo Sersale
* Shi Shen
* Willebrord Snellius
* Johannes Stadius
* Johannes Stöffler
* Eugen Sänger
* Robin Strook

T

* Theaetetus

U

V

W

* Uco van Wijk
* Alfred Russel Wallace

X

Y

* Ibn Yunus

Z

* Zeno of Citium

References

See also

* List of craters on the Moon


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