Sir Dr David Gill KCB FRS FRSE LLD
(1834-1914)

Died aged 79

Gill is incorrectly credited as 'Astronomer Royal (for Scotland)' on an Aberdeen plaque.

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Sir David Gill KCB FRS FRSE LLD (12 June 1843 – 24 January 1914) was a Scottish astronomer who is known for measuring astronomical distances, for astrophotography, and for geodesy. He spent much of his career in South Africa.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

The Pingus on Flickr

Sir David Gill 1834-1914 Astronomer Royal lived here

48 Skene Terrace, Aberdeen, United Kingdom where they lived