Walter Biggar Blaikie

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Walter Biggar Blaikie FRSE (23 November 1847, Pilrig, Edinburgh - 3 May 1928) was a Scottish civil engineer, printer, historian and astronomer.[1]

Son of William Garden Blaikie. Educated at Edinburgh Academy and Edinburgh University, Blaikie worked in India from 1870-74.

He became one of the leading scholars of the Jacobite period, especially of the life of Bonnie Prince Charlie.


  1. ^ "Former RSE Fellows 1783-2002". Royal Society of Edinburgh. Retrieved 31 March 2010.