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    Aird, Thomas (male) 08/28/1802 - 04/25/1876 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Poet, essayist, and journalist; edited Edinburgh Weekly Journal; wrote The Old Batchelor in the Scottish Village (1845), Poetical Works (1848); contributed to Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. See Boase I: 34, ODNB.

    Alexander, William Lindsay (male) 08/24/1808 - 12/20/1884 Scottish University of Edinburgh; St. Andrews University

    Minister of Newington; pastor of Augustine Church, Edinburgh; wrote articles in Encyclopedia Britannica. See Boase I: 45, ODNB.

    Alison, Archibald (male) 12/29/1792 - 05/23/1867 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Historian and lawyer; wrote at least 50 articles for Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; noted high Tory, opposed to Parliamentary reform; wrote History of Europe during the French Revolution (1833-1842); attacked Malthus. See Boase I: 47, ODNB.

    Anderson, John (male) 05/23/1805 - 03/25/1855 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    The "Rev. Dr. Anderson" cited in the Calcutta Review is likely the scholarly Church of Scotland missionary John Anderson who was based in Madras; he published the Native Herald, started schools, and wrote. See Boase I: 63, ODNB.

    Angus, Joseph (male) 01/16/1816 - 08/28/1902 English University of Edinburgh; King's College, London

    Baptist divine; wrote on Egyptian history and biblical subjects.

    Aytoun, William Edmonstoune (male) 06/21/1813 - 08/04/1865 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Poet, professor of rhetoric at Edin. University; solicitor; contributed to Blackwood's Magazine from 1836 to 1865; wrote Firmilian (a poetic parody) in 1854, Norman Sinclair (a novel) in 1861. See Boase I: 115-6, ODNB.

    Badham, Charles (male) 04/17/1780 - 11/10/1845 English University of Edinburgh; Pembroke College, Oxford

    Professor of Medicine in the University of Glasgow; classical scholar; travelled extensively; translated Juvenal. See ODNB.

    Beattie, William (male) 02/23/1793 - 03/17/1875 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Physician to the Duke of Clarence; foreign secretary to British Archeological Society; travelled in France, Italy, Germany; wrote Journal of a Residence in Germany (1821), The Danube (1844), Life of Thomas Campbell (1848), other works. See Boase I: 211, ODNB.

    Bell, Henry Glassford (male) 11/08/1803 - 01/07/1874 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Writer, editor, and advocate; wrote review articles and poems; started the Edinburgh Literary Journal; published Summer and Winter Hours (1831) and My Old Portfolio (1832); president of Glasgow Athenaeum. See Boase I: 227-8, ODNB.

    Bell, Jonathan Anderson (male) 1809 - 02/28/1865 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Architect; secretary to the Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland; wrote Poems (privately printed, 1865). See Boase I: 229-30, ODNB.

    Blackie, John Stuart (male) 07/28/1809 - 03/02/1895 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Professor of Greek at Edin. Univ.; wrote for Blackwood's Magazine and Foreign Quarterly Review; translated Goethe's Faust and dramas of Aeschylus; author of Lays and Legends of Ancient Greece and many other books. See Boase IV: 415-416, ODNB.

    Blackwood, John (male) 12/07/1818 - 10/29/1879 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Publisher; managed London branch of Blackwood 1840-45, headed firm from 1852; editor of Blackwood's Magazine from 1845 to death. See Boase I: 300, ODNB.

    Brewster, Sir David (male) 12/10/1781 - 02/10/1868 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Scientist; founded Scottish Society of Arts; principal of Univ. of St. Andrews; invented lens for lighthouses, kaleidoscope; wrote Treatise on the Microscope (1837), Lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler (1841), other works. See Boase I: 394, ODNB.

    Brougham, Henry Peter (male) 09/19/1778 - 05/07/1868 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Statesman and author; one of the founders of the Edinburgh Review; barrister and M.P.; Lord Chancellor 1830-1834. See Boase I: 426, ODNB.

    Brydson, Rev. Thomas (male) 1804 - 01/28/1855 Scottish University of Edinburgh; University of Glasgow

    Minister and poet; wrote Poems (1829), Pictures of the Past (1832); contributed to Edinburgh Literary Journal. See Boase I: 456-7, ODNB.

    Carlyle, John Aitken (male) 07/07/1801 - 12/15/1879 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Physician and scholar; published Dante's Divine Comedy (1849); edited Irving's History of Scottish Poetry (1861). See Boase I: 549, ODNB.

    Carlyle, Thomas (male) 12/04/1795 - 02/05/1881 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Philosopher and author; noted lecturer; works include Sartor Resartus (1835), Life of Frederick the Great (1858-65). See Boase I: 549-550, ODNB.

    Chapman, Matthew James (male) 1796 - 11/15/1865 English University of Edinburgh; Trinity College, Cambridge

    Poet and translator; published Barbadoes and other poems (1833), Theocritus, Bion and Moschus (translated 1836). See Boase I: 592-593.

    Cheape, Douglas (male) 05/09/1797 - 09/01/1861 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Professor of law at Univ. Of Edinburgh; contributed to Blackwood's Magazine; wrote Res Judicata and other squibs (1839). See Boase I: 601, ODNB.

    Christison, Sir Robert (male) 07/18/1797 - 01/27/1882 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Toxicologist and physician; president of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, president of the British Medical Association. Wrote treatises on poisons and on kidneys. See Boase I: 616-7, ODNB.

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