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Lodewijk Woltjer (26 April 1930 – 25 August 2019) was an astronomer, and the son of astronomer Jan Woltjer. He studied at the University of Leiden under Jan Oort earning a PhD in astronomy in 1957 with a thesis on the Crab Nebula. This was followed by post-doctoral research appointments to various American universities and the subsequent appointment of professor of theoretical astrophysics and plasma physics in the University of Leiden. From 1964 to 1974 he was Rutherford Professor of Astronomy and Chair of the Astronomy Department at Columbia University in New York. From 1975 to 1987 he was Director General of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), where he initiated the construction of the Very Large Telescope. In 1994–1997 he was President of the International Astronomical Union. Wolt

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  • Lodewijk Woltjer, né le 26 avril 1930 à Noordwijk (Pays-Bas) et mort le 25 août 2019 à Genève (Suisse)7, est un astronome néerlandais. Il a été le directeur général de l'Observatoire européen austral de 1975 à 1987 et le président de l'Union astronomique internationale de 1994 à 1997.
  • Lodewijk Woltjer, noto anche con lo pseudonimo di Lo (Noordwijk, 26 aprile 1930 – Ginevra, 25 agosto 2019), è stato un astronomo, antropologo e professore universitario olandese. Studiò all’università di Leida, conseguendo il dottorato nel 1957 sotto la guida di Jan Oort, con una tesi incentrata sulla struttura del campo magnetico della Nebulosa del Granchio. Dal 1975 al 1987 ha ricoperto la carica di direttore generale dell’European Southern Observatory (Eso). In seguito è stato presidente dell’Unione astronomica internazionale dal 1994 al 1997; ha collaborato con l’osservatorio astrofisico di Arcetri dal 1997 al 2004.
  • 洛德韦克·沃尔彻(荷蘭語:Lodewijk Woltjer,1930年4月26日-2019年8月25日),荷兰天文学家,他是天文学家扬·沃尔彻的儿子。
  • Lodewijk Woltjer (Noordwijk, 26 d'abril de 1930 - 25 d'agost de 2019) fou un astrònom neerlandès. Fill del també astrònom , va estudiar a la Universitat de Leiden sota la direcció de Jan Oort i va guanyar un doctorat en astronomia el 1957 amb una tesi sobre la Nebulosa del Cranc. Posteriorment va rebre citacions d'investigació postdoctoral en diverses universitats nord-americanes i va ser nomenat professor d'astrofísica teòrica i física del plasma a la Universitat de Leiden. De 1964 a 1974 va ser professor d'Astronomia i President del Departament d'Astronomia de la Universitat de Colúmbia a Nova York. De 1975 a 1987 va ser director general de l'Observatori Europeu del Sud (ESO), on va dirigir la construcció del Very Large Telescope. Entre 1994 i 1997 va ser President de la Unió Astronòmica
  • Lodewijk Woltjer (* 26. April 1930 in Noordwijk; † 25. August 2019 in Genf) war ein niederländischer Astronom. Woltjer war Sohn des Astronomen . Er studierte in Leiden, wo er 1957 bei Jan Oort mit einer Arbeit über den Krebsnebel promoviert wurde. Es folgten Forschungsaufenthalte an verschiedenen amerikanischen Universitäten und die Ernennung zum Professor für theoretische Astrophysik und Plasmaphysik in Leiden. Von 1964 bis 1974 war er Rutherford Professor of Astronomy und Leiter des Astronomie-Departments an der Columbia University in New York.
  • Lodewijk Woltjer (26 April 1930 – 25 August 2019) was an astronomer, and the son of astronomer Jan Woltjer. He studied at the University of Leiden under Jan Oort earning a PhD in astronomy in 1957 with a thesis on the Crab Nebula. This was followed by post-doctoral research appointments to various American universities and the subsequent appointment of professor of theoretical astrophysics and plasma physics in the University of Leiden. From 1964 to 1974 he was Rutherford Professor of Astronomy and Chair of the Astronomy Department at Columbia University in New York. From 1975 to 1987 he was Director General of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), where he initiated the construction of the Very Large Telescope. In 1994–1997 he was President of the International Astronomical Union. Wolt
  • Lodewijk Woltjer (Noordwijk, 26 april 1930 - Genève, 25 augustus 2019) was een Nederlands astronoom. Lodewijk Woltjer was de zoon van de sterrenkundige Jan Woltjer. Hij studeerde aan de Universiteit Leiden, waar hij in 1957 bij Jan Oort promoveerde op een proefschrift over de Krabnevel. Woltjer deed onderzoek aan verscheidene Amerikaanse universiteiten, waarna hij vanaf 1959 lector en tussen 1961 en 1964 hoogleraar theoretische astrofysica en plasmafysica aan de Universiteit Leiden was. Van 1964 tot 1974 was hij hoogleraar aan de Columbia universiteit.
  • Lodewijk Woltjer (Noordwijk, 26 de abril de 1930 - Genebra, 25 de agosto de 2019) foi um astrônomo neerlandês que estudou na Universidade de Leiden sob a orientação de Jan Oort, conquistando seu Ph.D. em astronomia em 1957, com uma tese sobre a Nebulosa do Caranguejo. Continuou suas pesquisas em várias universidades americanas e foi efetivado como professor de Astrofísica Teórica e de Física do Plasma na Universidade de Leiden. Foi o primeiro editor-chefe do , periódico em Astronomia primeiramente publicado em 1989. Também foi editor do Astronomical Journal entre 1967 e 1974.
  • Lodewijk Woltjer, född 26 april 1930 i Noordwijk i Zuid-Holland, död 25 augusti 2019 i Genève i Schweiz, var en nederländsk astronom. Han var son till astronomen . Woltjer studerade i Leiden där han 1957 under Jan Oort doktorerade på en avhandling över Krabbnebulosan. Han hade en tid forskningsuppdrag vid amerikanska universitet och var professor i teoretisk astrofysik och plasmafysik i Leiden. Från 1964 till 1974 innehade han Rutherford-professuren i astronomi vid Columbia University i New York. Från 1967 till 1974 var han redaktör för Astronomical Journal.
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