List of asteroids named after people

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This is a list of asteroids named after people. People are both real and fictional.

Science

Mathematicians

Physicists

Astronomers

Space exploration

Other sciences

Politicians and monarchs

War heroes and veterans

World War II heroes and veterans

Religion

Explorers

Historians

Philosophers

The Arts

Literature

General authors

Novelists

Poets

Playwrights

Satirists

Visual arts

Classical music

Composers


Entertainment

Popular music

Film and TV

Sports

Other entertainers

Others

Fictional characters

Characters in classic fiction

Characters in modern fiction

References

See also

ko:사람의 이름을 딴 소행성 목록 nn:Asteroidar namnsette etter menneske pt:Lista de asteróides com nomes de pessoas