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Astronomer and bankerwd:Q60133
country of citizenship:
Confederation of the Rhine, German Confederation, North German Confederation
occupation: selenographer, astronomer, cartographer, banker, politician
award received: Royal Order of Vasa, Lalande Prize, Order of the Dannebrog
Wilhelm Wolff Beer (4 January 1797 – 27 March 1850) was a banker and astronomer from Berlin, Prussia, and the brother of Giacomo Meyerbeer.
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