1973 DP. Discovered 1973 Feb. 27 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf.
Named in memory of Walter Bagehot (1826–1877), English economist, political analyst and highly influential editor of The Economist from 1860 until his death. He has been described as Victorian England’s “most versatile genius”. (M 27329; M 27347)
Name suggested by O. Morton.