- 1792-1871; Eng. astronomer, chemist, & physicist: son of Sir William
- (born Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel) 1738-1822; Eng. astronomer, born in Germany
1829 portrait by Martin François Tielemans
- (astronomy, obsolete) The planet Uranus. In use until the mid-19th century as an alternative to Georgium Sidus after King George III.
After its discoverer, Sir William Herschel