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Struve is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:


  • Astronomers 1
    • Things named after the Struve astronomers 1.1
  • Orientalists 2
  • Politicians and journalists 3
  • In Sports 4
  • See also 5


  • Jacob Struve (1755–1841)
  • Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793–1864), son of the preceding
  • Otto Wilhelm von Struve (1819–1905), son of the preceding
  • Gustav Wilhelm Ludwig Struve (Ludwig Struve; 1858–1920), son of the preceding
  • Karl Hermann Struve (Hermann Struve; 1854–1920), brother of the preceding
  • Otto Struve (1897–1963), son of Ludwig
  • Georg Hermann Struve (Georg Struve; 1886–1933), son of Hermann
  • Wilfried Struve (1914–1992), son of Georg (obtained a Ph.D. in astronomy in 1939, but after World War II became an acoustical engineer)

Things named after the Struve astronomers

768 Struveana - asteroid named jointly after Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, Otto Wilhem von Struve, and Karl Hermann Struve
2227 Otto Struve - asteroid named after Otto Struve
Struve (crater) - crater on the Moon
Struve Geodetic Arc - a World Heritage Site
Otto Struve Telescope - telescope of McDonald Observatory
F. G. W. Struve


Vasily Vasilievich Struve (1889-1965), Soviet Orientalist

Politicians and journalists

Gustav Struve (1805–1870), Southern German politician and revolutionary
Karl de Struve (1835-1907), Russian Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Tokyo, Washington, and the Hague
Peter Berngardovich Struve (1870–1944), Russian political economist, philosopher and editor, grandson of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm
Gleb Struve (1898-1985), Russian-American poet and literary historian, son of Peter
Nikita Struve (born 1931), Russian-French editor specializing in Russian literature, nephew of Gleb and grandson of Peter

In Sports

Stefan Struve (born 1988), Dutch mixed martial artist

See also

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