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). In 1994–1997 he was President of the International Astronomical Union.
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- "Lodewijk Woltjer (1930–2019)". www.eso.org. Retrieved 27 August 2019.