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List of Scots is an incomplete list of notable people from Scotland. Image File history File links Portal. ... Motto: (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots2 Government  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - UK Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I 843  Area    - Total 78,772 km...


Actors (see also humorists)

List of Scots is an incomplete list of notable people from Scotland. ... Ian Bannen (June 29, 1928 - November 3, 1999) was a Scottish character actor and occasional leading man. ... Billy Boyd (born 28 August 1968 in Glasgow) is a Scottish actor most widely known for playing Peregrin Took (Pippin), in the film adaptations of The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) and Barrett Bonden in Peter Weirs film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003). ... Gerard James Gerry Butler (born November 13, 1969) is a Scottish actor and singer. ... Peter Capaldi (born 1958, Glasgow) is a Scottish actor and director. ... Robert Carlyle, OBE (born April 14, 1961) is a Scottish movie actor. ... Hamish Clark says he was born in 1965 - but we think hes being SLIGHTLY economical with the truth there - in Broughty Ferry, Dundee). ... Robbie Coltrane as Rubeus Hagrid Robbie Coltrane, OBE (born Anthony Robert McMillan on March 30, 1950) is a Scottish actor. ... Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh) is an Oscar-winning British actor (who is culturally from a Scottish background) and producer who is best known as the first actor to portray James Bond on film. ... William Billy Connolly, CBE, (born 24 November 1942) is a comedian, musician, presenter, and actor. ... Tom Conti (born November 22, 1941) is a Scottish actor. ... —Charles ORourke 16:43, August 21, 2005 (UTC) Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Brian Denis Cox, CBE (born June 1, 1946 in Dundee, Scotland) is a Scottish actor, notable for being the first actor to play Hannibal Lecter, a role he took in the Michael Mann film Manhunter (in which the characters surname was spelled Lecktor). Image:Http://www. ... Alan Cumming (born 27 January 1965 in Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross), is a Scottish film, television and stage actor, best known for his film roles in GoldenEye, as Boris Grishenko; in X2: X-Men United, as Kurt Wagner/Nightcrawler; and on the stage with his Tony Award-winning performance as... Craig Ferguson (born 17 May 1962) is a Scottish Emmy-nominated actor, film director, screenwriter, comedian, composer, and novelist. ... Rikki Fulton OBE (April 15, 1924 - January 27, 2004), was a Scottish comedy actor best remembered for the character of Reverend IM Jolly in his long-running television show Scotch and Wry. ... Janey Godley is a stand-up comedian, writer and raconteur, born in 1961 and brought up in Shettleston, Glasgow, Scotland. ... John Hannah as Rebus John Hannah (born April 23, 1962) is a Scottish actor from East Kilbride. ... David Hayman (born 1950) is a Scottish film and television actor and director. ... Douglas Henshall is a Scottish actor. ... Gordon Cameron Jackson, OBE (December 19, 1923 - January 15, 1990), was a prolific Scottish character actor, best known for his roles in the film The Great Escape, the spy thriller The Ipcress File, and the television series, Upstairs Downstairs (for which he won a best supporting actor Emmy Award) and... Deborah Kerr Deborah Kerr CBE (born 30 September 1921) is a Scottish actress and a recipient of an Academy Honorary Award for a motion picture career that has always stood for perfection, discipline and elegance. ... John Laurie (25 March 1897 - 23 June 1980) was an actor born in Dumfries, Scotland. ... Denis Lawson as Wedge Antilles in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Denis Lawson (born September 27, 1947 in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland), is a Scottish actor. ... Fulton Mackay (August 12, 1922 - June 6, 1987) was a Scottish actor. ... McAvoy as Mr Tumnus in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe James McAvoy (born on 1 January 1979) is a BAFTA-winning Scottish actor. ... David Keith McCallum (born September 19, 1933) is a prolific Scottish actor and the son of concertmaster violinist David McCallum, Sr. ... Ian McDiarmid as Senator Palpatine in The Phantom Menace. ... Angus Macfadyen (born September 21, 1963 in Glasgow) is a Scottish actor. ... Paul McGillion born in Paisley, Scotland in January 5, 1969 and raised in Canada, is a Vancouver-based actor who has worked in television, film and theatre since 1990. ... Ewan Gordon McGregor (born March 31, 1971) is a Scottish actor who has had significant success in mainstream, indie and art house films. ... Kevin McKidd as Lucius Vorenus in the TV series Rome. ... Peter Mullan (born in 1959 in Peterhead, Scotland) is a Scottish actor who has been appearing in films since 1990. ... Daniela Nardini (1968 – ) is a Scottish actress, best known for her role as Anna Forbes in the BBC tv series This Life. ... Bill Paterson is a Scottish actor who has appeared in many films, plays and television series. ... Dougray Scott (born Stephen Scott on November 25, 1965) is a Scottish television and film actor. ... Lady Kennedy (17 January 1926 – 31 January 2006), known as Moira Shearer, was an internationally famous British ballet dancer and actress. ... Alastair Sim Alastair Sim CBE (October 9, 1900 – August 19, 1976) was a Scottish character actor, whose comic appearance ensured him success in a string of classic British films. ... John Gordon Sinclair (born 1962, Glasgow) is a Scottish actor most famous for playing Gregory in Gregorys Girl (1981), when he was 19 years old. ... David Tennant, the stage name of David John McDonald, (born 18 April 1971) is a Scottish television, film and stage actor from Bathgate in West Lothian, best known as the tenth actor to portray the Doctor in the television series Doctor Who. ...


Robert Adam Robert Adam (3 July 1728 - 3 March 1792) was a Scottish architect, interior designer and furniture designer, born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. ... William Adam (1684 - 1748) was a Scottish architect and builder, born in Fife, Scotland. ... The Central Hotel at Glasgow Central Station Robert Rowand Anderson (1834 – 1921) was an important Scottish Victorian architect. ... Edward Calvert (born circa late 1847 - early 1848; died 26 June 1914) was a Scottish domestic architect. ... Cameron Gallery in Tsarskoe Selo Charles Cameron (1730s-1812) was a Scottish architect who introduced the Adam style into Russian architecture. ... Sir Robert Stodart Lorimer (1864 - 1929) was a prolific Scottish architect noted for his restoration work on historic houses and castles, and for promotion of the Arts and Crafts style. ... For the chemist and inventor, see Charles Mackintosh. ... Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An Architect is a person who is involved in the planning, designing and oversight of a buildings construction. ... Designer is a broad term for a person who designs any of a variety of things. ... Oh ye, all ye that walk in Willowood, 1902. ... Robert Matthew (1906 - 1975) was a Scottish architect and a leading proponent of modernism. ... James Playfair (1755 - 1794) was a Scottish architect who worked largely in the Neoclassical tradition. ... Old College, University of Edinburgh, courtyard facade: detail by Playfair William Henry Playfair (1790-1857) was one of the greatest Scottish architects of the 19th Century. ... David Rhind was a Scottish architect, born in Edinburgh in 1808 to parents John Rhind (a cashier to the Edinburgh Friendly Insurance Company) and his wife Marion Anderson. ... James Robert Rhind was born in Inverness in 1854, where he trained as an architect in his fathers practice. ... Sir Basil Urwin Spence (13 August 1907 – 19 November 1976) was a Scottish architect, most notably associated with Coventry Cathedral and the Beehive, but also responsible for numerous other buildings in the Modernist/Brutalist style. ... Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University. ... Thomas Smith Tait (1882 - 1954) was a prominent Scottish architect. ... Thomsons Egyptian Halls on Union Street Alexander Greek Thomson (1817-1875) one of the great Glaswegian architects, who some believe to be the equal to Charles Rennie Mackintosh. ...


John Amabile (prenounced Am-ab-illy) is a Scottish interior designer. ... The British Museum Reading Room, May 1907, 1907, Tate Gallery. ... Mark Boyle (May 11, 1934 - May 4, 2005) was an artist born in Glasgow and known for his work in the cultural UK Underground of the 1960s around the Traverse Theatre, and latterly in the Boyle Family projects. ... John Byrne is a Roman Catholic Scottish artist and scriptwriter who was born in Paisley, Scotland, on January 6, 1940. ... Woman with a young Goat, 1948. ... Ian Hamilton Finlay, Star. ... Peter Howson (born 1958) is a Scottish painter. ... Our Lady of the Isles on South Uist. ... Sir Robert Stodart Lorimer (1864 - 1929) was a prolific Scottish architect noted for his restoration work on historic houses and castles, and for promotion of the Arts and Crafts style. ... Oh ye, all ye that walk in Willowood, 1902. ... For the chemist and inventor, see Charles Mackintosh. ... Table with Fruit, 1948. ... On the Terrace, 1922. ... Dr. James Pittendreigh MacGillivray (1856 - 29 April 1938) was a prominent Scottish sculptor. ... David Mach (born 18 March 1956) is a Scottish sculptor and installation artist. ... Alexander Nasmyth (9 September 1758 _ 10 April 1840) was a Scottish portrait and landscape painter, often called the “father of Scottish landscape painting. Detail of Edinburgh Castle and NorLoch painted around 1780 Born in Edinburgh, he studied at the Trustees’ Academy under Runciman, and, having been... View in the New Forest near Lyndhurst (1815) by Patrick Nasmyth. ... Sir Henry Raeburn (March 4, 1756 - July 8, 1823) was a Scottish portrait-painter. ... Loch-an-Eilean, Rothiemurchus, Inverness-shire, 1835, Tate Gallery. ... Jack Vettriano (born 17 November 1951 Fife) is a Scottish painter. ... Sir David Wilkie (November 18, 1785 - June 1, 1841) was a Scottish painter. ...


Arthur Anderson (1792, Shetland -1868), was a Scottish businessman and Liberal politician. ... James Gordon Bennett James Gordon Bennett (1 September 1795 in Keith, Moray, Scotland - 1 June 1872), was the founder and publisher of the New York Herald and a major figure in the History of American newspapers. ... The New York Herald was a large distribution newspaper based in New York City that existed between May 6, 1835 and 1924. ... Alexander Berry (November 30, 1781- September 17, 1873) was a Scottish born surgeon, merchant and explorer who in 1822 was given a land grant of 10,000 acres (40 km²) and 100 convicts to establish the first European settlement on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia. ... Berry is a small Australian town in the Shoalhaven region in the state of New South Wales. ... David Dunbar Buick David Dunbar Buick (September 17, 1854 - March 5, 1929) was a Scottish-American inventor best known for founding the Buick Motor Company. ... Andrew Carnegie (November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American businessman, a major and widely respected philanthropist, and the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company which later became U.S. Steel. ... William Davidson (1740 – 1790), a Scot, was the first permanent European settler on the Miramichi River in the Canadian Province of New Brunswick. ... Henry Duncan (8 October 1774 - 12 February 1846) was a Scottish geologist and a Church of Scotland minister who founded the worlds first commercial savings bank. ... Sir Thomas Farmer, KBE, KCSG, better known as Tom Farmer, is a Scottish entrepreneur and millionaire. ... Thomas Blake Glover. ... Robert Gordon (1668-1731) was born in Aberdeen. ... The Robert Gordon University (often known as RGU) is a modern University located in Aberdeen, Scotland, with an emphasis on providing high quality higher education and research from undergraduate to doctorate level. ... George Heriot (1563- 12 February 1624) was a Scottish goldsmith and philanthropist. ... George Heriots School is an independent primary and secondary school on Lauriston Place in Edinburgh, Scotland, with around 1500 pupils. ... Sir Thomas Tom Blane Hunter is a Scottish entrepreneur and philanthropist. ... Irvine Laidlaw is Scotlands second richest man, owning about 720 million pounds. ... A conference company is a for-profit business unit that organizes specialized forums for one or more industry. ... Jean Law John Law (bap. ... In August 1717 Scottish businessman John Law acquired a controlling interest in the then derelict Mississippi Company and renamed it the Compagnie d’Occident (or Compagnie du Mississippi). ... Sir William Paterson. ... Headquarters on The Mound, Edinburgh The Bank of Scotland is a commercial bank in Scotland (and to a lesser extent the rest of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland). ... Headquarters London Governor Mervyn King Central Bank of United Kingdom Currency Pound Sterling ISO 4217 Code GBP Base borrowing rate 5. ... Watsons memorial shown in situ with - inset - a close-up to allow the wording to be read. ... George Watsons College is a leading co-educational independent school in Scotland, situated on Colinton Road, in the Merchiston area of Edinburgh. ...


Robert Carver (ca. ... Hamish MacCunn (March 22, 1868 – August 2, 1916), Scottish romantic composer, was born in Greenock, the son of a shipowner, and was educated at the Royal College of Music, where his teachers included Parry and Stanford. ... Sir John Blackwood McEwen (1868–1948) was a Scottish classical composer, who is best known for his tone poems and symphonies. ... Dr James MacMillan (born on July 16, 1959) is a Scottish classical composer. ... Sir William Wallace (1860-1940) was a Scottish classical composer. ...

Engineers and inventors

Further information: Scottish inventors

Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... William Arrol (1839 - 1913) was a Scottish civil engineer and bridge builder. ... Alexander Bain A different Alexander Bain invented the electric clock, facsimile machine and earth battery. ... Bust of John Logie Baird in Helensburgh. ... Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) Alexander Graham Bell ( March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922 ) was a scientist, inventor, and innovator. ... Henry Bell. ... James Braid (1795 – March 25, 1860) coined the term and invented the procedure known as hypnotism. ... James Chalmers was a native of Arbroath in Scotland who moved to Dundee and established himself there as a bookseller, printer and publisher, eventually serving as a Town Councillor and becoming Convener of the Nine Incorporated Trades. ... Dugald Clark (1854–1932) designed the first two-stroke engine in 1878 and patented it in England in 1881. ... The two-stroke cycle of an internal combustion engine differs from the more common four-stroke cycle by having only two strokes (linear movements of the piston) instead of four, although the same four operations (intake, compression, power, exhaust) still occur. ... Sir Dugald Clark (1854 – 1932) designed the first two-stroke engine in 1878 and patented it in England in 1881. ... Robert Davidson of Aberdeen was a Scottish inventor who built the first known electric locomotive in 1837. ... Modern three-phase AC locomotive (DBAG Class 152) A GG1 An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electric motors which draws current from an overhead wire (overhead lines), a third rail, or an on-board storage device such as a battery or a flywheel energy storage system. ... Sir James Dewar (September 20, 1842 – March 27, 1923) was a Scottish chemist and physicist. ... Lunchbox and vacuum bottle owned by Harry S. Truman A vacuum flask or Thermos flask is a bottle that reduces heat transfer from the inside to the outside and conversely to a minimum, and therefore keeps warm drinks warm and refrigerated drinks cold. ... Cordite is a particular family of smokeless propellants made by combining two high explosives: nitrocellulose and nitroglycerin, i. ... William Kennedy Laurie Dickson (August 3, 1860, Minihic-Sur-Rance, Brittany, France - September 28, 1935) was a Scottish inventor who is credited with the invention of the motion picture camera under the employ of Thomas Edison. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as... A camera is a device used to capture images, as still photographs or as sequences of moving images (movies or videos). ... Dickson Greeting is credited as one of the worlds first films. ... John Boyd Dunlop (February 5, 1840 – October 23, 1921) was a Scottish inventor who founded the rubber company that bears his name, Dunlop Tyres. ... Alexander Fleming Sir Alexander Fleming (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) was a Scottish biologist and pharmacologist. ... Penicillin nucleus Penicillin (sometimes abbreviated PCN) refers to a group of β-lactam antibiotics used in the treatment of bacterial infections caused by susceptible, usually Gram-positive, organisms. ... Binomial name Penicillium notatum Westling Penicillium notatum is a synonym of Penicillium chrysogenum, which has taxonomic priority. ... James Harrison (1816 - September 3, 1893) was a Scottish-Australian pioneer in the field of mechanical refrigeration. ... It has been suggested that Refrigerator be merged into this article or section. ... James Bowman Lindsay (September 8, 1799 - June 29, 1862) was born in Carmyllie near Arbroath in Angus, Scotland and educated at St. ... The light bulb is one of the most significant inventions in the history of the human race, illuminating the darkness of the evening and bringing light indoors at all times in order focus on the task at hand. ... Charles Macintosh (December 29, 1766 _ July 25, 1843) was a Scottish chemist and inventor of waterproof fabrics. ... Kirkpatrick Macmillan (* 2 September 1812 in Keir, Dumfries and Galloway; † 26 January 1878 in Keir) was a Scottish blacksmith who was given credit for inventing the rear-wheel driven bicycle in a bizarre campaign by a relative, a rich corn trader and tricyclist named James Johnston in the 1890s. ... John Loudon McAdam (born September 21, 1756 in Ayr; died November 26, 1836 in Moffat) was a Scottish engineer and road-builder. ... Sir Robert McAlpine, 1st Baronet (13 February 1847 - 3 November 1934), known as Concrete Bob, founded the major construction firm now known as Sir Robert McAlpine. ... The banker Patrick Miller of Dalswinton, just north of Dumfries, was a shareholder in the Carron Company engineering works and an enthusiastic experimenter in ordnance and naval architecture, including double or triple hulled pleasure boats propelled by cranked paddlewheels placed between the hulls. ... William Murdoch. ... Gas lighting is the process of burning piped natural gas or coal gas for illumination. ... James Nasmyth James Hall Nasmyth (August 19, 1808 – May 7, 1890) was an engineer and inventor famous for his development of the steam hammer. ... The steam hammer is a power-driven hammer used in forgings. ... Robert Stirling Newall (1812 - 1889) was a Scottish engineer and astronomer. ... John Shepherd-Barron (born 1925 Tain, Ross-shire, Scotland) is a Scottish inventor. ... Outdoor ATMs may be free-standing, like this kiosk, or built into the side of banks or other buildings An automatic teller machine, automated teller machine (ATM) or cash machine is an electronic device that allows a banks customers to make cash withdrawals and check their account balances without... The first practieal steamboat was built by the engineer William Symington,1764 - 1831, born in the lead mining village of Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland. ... Thomas Telford (August 9, 1757 - September 2, 1834) was born in Westerkirk, Scotland. ... Robert William Thomson (1822-1873) was a Scottish inventor. ... James Watt James Watt (19 January 1736 – 19 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor and engineer whose improvements to the steam engine were fundamental to the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution. ... James Young Simpson James Young Simpson Sir James Young Simpson, (June 7, 1811 born in Bathgate, West Lothian, died May 6, 1870), was a Scottish doctor and important figure in the history of medicine. ...


William Balfour Baikie (August 21, 1824—November 30, 1864) was a Scottish explorer, naturalist and philologist, eldest son of Captain John Baikie, R.N,, was born at Kirkwall, Orkney. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... James Bruce (December 14, 1730 – April 27, 1794) was a Scottish traveller and travel writer who spent more than a dozen years in North Africa and Abyssinia (Ethiopia) where he traced the Blue Nile. ... William Speirs Bruce (1867-1921) was a London-born Scottish polar scientist and oceanographer. ... The Weddell Sea is part of the Southern Ocean. ... There have been several notable people named Colin Campbell: For the Scottish soldier, see Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde For the Governor of Nova Scotia, see Colin Campbell (politician) For the Scottish Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, see Colin Campbell (academic) For the oil industry analyst, see Colin... The East Indiaman Götheborg in Oslo, for the centenary of the dissolution of the union between Norway and Sweden on 10 June 2005 The Swedish East India Company (Swedish: Svenska Ostindiska Companiet or SOIC) was founded in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1731 for the purpose of conducting trade with the... Portrait of David Douglas, circa 1825 Coast Douglas-fir cone, from a tree grown from seed collected by David Douglas in 1826 This article is about the botanist. ... Species See text. ... Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton, 11th Duke of Brandon (February 3, 1903 - March 30, 1973), was born in Pimlico, London, England. ... Everest redirects here. ... Alexander Forbes was a 19th century Scottish merchant, explorer, and author. ... Robert Gordon of Straloch was born in 1580. ... James Augustus Grant (April 11, 1827 — February 11, 1892) was a Scottish explorer of eastern equatorial Africa. ... The Nile (Arabic: ‎, translit: , Ancient Egyptian iteru, Coptic piaro or phiaro) is a major north-flowing river in Africa, generally regarded as the longest river, though not the most voluminous, in the world. ... Alexander Gordon Laing (December 27, 1793–September 26, 1826) was a Scottish explorer and the first European to reach Timbuktu. ... The city of Timbuktu ( Archaic English: Timbuctoo, Koyra Chiini: Tumbutu, French: Tombouctou) is a city in Mali, West Africa. ... David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 4 May 1873) was a Scottish Presbyterian pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and explorer in central Africa. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Alexander MacKenzie painted by Thomas Lawrence (c. ... Archibald Menzies (March 15, 1754 - February 15, 1852) was a Scottish physician and naturalist. ... Major Sir Thomas Livingston Mitchell (June 16, 1792-1855), surveyor and explorer of south-eastern Australia, was born at Grangemouth in Stirlingshire, Scotland. ... John Muir (1838-1914) John Muir appears on the California quarter John Muir (April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) was one of the earliest modern preservationists. ... Mungo Park Title illustration of (1859) Mungo Park (September 10, 1771 – 1806) was a Scottish explorer of the African continent. ... This article is about the continent. ... John Rae John Rae (September 30, 1813 – July 22, 1893) was a Scottish explorer of the Arctic . ... Sir James Clark Ross (April 15, 1800 – April 3, 1862), was a British naval officer and explorer. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Map of Antarctica (click to enlarge) Ice in the Ross Sea, Antarctica The Ross Sea is a deep bay of the Southern Ocean in Antarctica between Victoria Land and Marie Byrd Land. ... Categories: Antarctica geography stubs | Geography of Antarctica | Ross Dependency ... Mount Erebus in Antarctica is the southernmost active volcano on Earth. ... For mountains named Mount Terror, see Mount Terror. ... Henry Sinclair, 1st Earl of Orkney, Baron of Roslin, and Lord of Shetland (c. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... John McDouall Stuart (7 September 1815 – 5 June 1866) was the most accomplished and most famous of all Australias inland explorers and led the first expedition to traverse the continent from south to north successfully. ... Tom Weir Tom Weir (December 29, 1914 - July 7, 2006) was a Scottish climber, author and broadcaster. ...


Stanley Baxter, (born May 24, 1926 in Glasgow, Scotland), is a comic actor and impressionist, best known for his UK TV shows. ... Rory Bremner Rory Bremner FKC (born April 6, 1961, Edinburgh, Scotland) is a British impressionist and comedian, noted for his political satire and is widely regarded as being the master of impressionist comedy. ... Janet Brown (b. ... William Billy Connolly, CBE, (born 24 November 1942) is a comedian, musician, presenter, and actor. ... Ronald Balfour Corbett (born December 4, 1930), commonly accredited as Ronnie Corbett is a British comedian, best known as one of the Two Ronnies. ... Ivor Cutler (15 January 1923 – 3 March 2006) was a Scottish poet, songwriter and humorist. ... Graeme Garden, as a Beefeater in The Goodies (TV series) episode The Tower of London David Graeme Garden (born February 18, 1943) is a British comedy writer and performer. ... Janey Godley is a stand-up comedian, writer and raconteur, born in 1961 and brought up in Shettleston, Glasgow, Scotland. ... Doon Mackichan Doon Mackichan (born 1962, Fife) is a Scottish comedian. ... Chic Murray (1919 - 1985), was born Charles Thomas McKinnon Murray in Greenock, Scotland, was a Scottish comedian. ...


Please refer to List of Scottish musicians List of Scottish musicians is a list of Scottish musicians, please see Scottish composers for classical writers. ...


John Anderson (1893-1962) was a Scottish born philosopher who occupied the post of Challis Professor of Philosophy at Sydney University in the years 1927-1958. ... Thomas Brown (January 9, 1778 - April 2, 1820) was a Scottish metaphysician. ... Adam Ferguson, also known as Ferguson of Raith (June 20, 1723 (O.S.) - February 22, 1816) was a philosopher and historian of the Scottish Enlightenment. ... Sir William Hamilton, Bart (March 8, 1788 - May 6, 1856) was a Scottish metaphysician. ... Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696 - December 27, 1782) was a Scottish philosopher of the 18th century. ... David Hume (April 26, 1711 – August 25, 1776)[1] was a Scottish philosopher, economist, and historian. ... Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804), was a German philosopher from Königsberg in East Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia). ... John Mair, or John Major (1467-1550) was Scottish philosopher. ... George Buchanan. ... For other persons named John Knox, see John Knox (disambiguation). ... The name Calvin origionated from the word scritonious, or ass-like. ... Loyola - is the name of: Íñigo López, Ignatius of Loyola (St. ... Alasdair Chalmers MacIntyre (born January 12, 1929 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a philosopher primarily known for his contribution to moral and political philosophy but known also for his work in history of philosophy and theology. ... John MacMurray 30 December 1958 — 20 August 2006 John Stewart Wright MacMurray (30 December 1958 — 20 August 2006) was a Canadian musician from Saint John, New Brunswick, who held the position of Principal Trumpet with the Hallé Orchestra of Great Britain from 1986 to 2006. ... The Reverend James McCosh (April 1, 1811 - November 16, 1894) was a Scottish philosophical writer. ... Thomas Reid Thomas Reid (April 26, 1710 – October 7, 1796), Scottish philosopher, and a contemporary of David Hume, was the founder of the Scottish School of Common Sense, and played an integral role in the Scottish Enlightenment. ... The Scottish Enlightenment was a period of intellectual ferment in Scotland, running from approximately 1740 to 1800. ... Blessed John Duns Scotus (c. ... Adam Smith (baptized June 5, 1723 O.S. / June 16 N.S. – July 17, 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneering political economist. ...


International fashion photographer Albert Watson was born in Edinburgh in 1942 as the son of a physical education teacher and a boxer. ...

Rulers, politicians, soldiers

James Alexander (c. ... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ... For the Bon Jovi album, see New Jersey (album) Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... Cardinal David Beaton Archbishop David Cardinal Beaton (c. ... For other people of the same name, see Tony Blair (disambiguation) Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953)[1] is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, Leader of the UK Labour Party, and Member of the UK Parliament... The Prime Minister is in practice the most important political office in the United Kingdom. ... James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is the Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom and a Labour Party politician. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British cabinet minister responsible for all financial matters. ... Calgacus was the Romanised name of the leader of the Caledonian Confederacy who fought the Roman army of Gnaeus Julius Agricola at the Battle of Mons Graupius in AD 83 or 84. ... Richard Cameron (1648? - 1680) was the founder of the religious group that took his name, the Cameronians, which ultimately formed the nucleus of the Scottish regiment of the same name. ... James VI of Scotland (James I of England) was opposed by the Covenanters in his attempt to bring the Anglican Church into Scotland The Covenanters formed an important movement in the religion and politics of Scotland in the 17th century. ... Colin Campbell with William Mansfield, 1st Viscount Sandhurst Field Marshal Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde, GCB, KCSI (October 20, 1792–August 24, 1863) was a Scottish soldier. ... There have been several notable people named Colin Campbell: For the Scottish soldier, see Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde For the Governor of Nova Scotia, see Colin Campbell (politician) For the Scottish Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, see Colin Campbell (academic) For the oil industry analyst, see Colin... Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald (14 December 1775–October 31, 1860) was a politician and naval adventurer. ... The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the oldest of the British armed services (and is therefore the Senior Service). ... For the Olympic athlete, see James Connolly (athlete) James Connolly James Connolly (June 5, 1868 - May 12, 1916) was an Irish nationalist and socialist leader. ... Robert Bontine Cunninghame-Graham was born Robert Bontine, on May 24, 1852. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a parliament. ... The Declaration of Arbroath was a declaration of Scottish independence, and set out to confirm Scotlands status as an independent, sovereign state and its use of military action when unjustly attacked. ... Donald Campbell Dewar (August 21, 1937 – October 11, 2000) was a Scottish politician and the first First Minister of Scotland after devolution in 1999. ... The First Minister (First Meinister in Scots; Prìomh Mhinistear in Scots Gaelic) is the leader of Scotlands national devolved government, the Scottish Executive, which was established in 1999 along with the reconvened Scottish Parliament. ... Sir Archibald Douglas, Lord of Douglas and Liddesdale (also known as the Tyneman - Old Scots, loser) (before 1298 – 19 July 1333) was a Scottish noble and military leader. ... Combatants Scotland England Commanders Sir Archibald Douglas Edward III of England Strength 13,000 9,000 Casualties exact figure unknown, but very high exact figure unknown, but very low Battle of Halidon Hill (July 19, 1333) was fought during the second War of Scottish Independence. ... James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton (c. ... Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home1, Baron Home of the Hirsel, KT, PC (July 2, 1903 – October 9, 1995), 14th Earl of Home from 1951 to 1963, was a British Conservative (actually SUP) politician, and served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for a year from October 1963 to October 1964. ... A prime minister is the most senior minister of a cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun (1653-1716) was a Scottish writer, politician and patriot. ... John Forbes (5 September 1707 – March 11, 1759) was a British general in the French and Indian War. ... James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose (1612 - 21 May 1650), was a Scottish nobleman and soldier, who initially joined the Covenanters in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, but subsequently supported King Charles I as the English Civil War developed. ... John Graham, Viscount Dundee (c. ... Charles Edward Stuart, Bonnie Prince Charlie, wearing the Jacobite blue bonnet Jacobitism was (and, to a very limited extent, remains) the political movement dedicated to the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England and Scotland. ... Joseph Jo Grimond, Baron Grimond (July 29, 1913 - October 24, 1993) was a British politician, leader of the Liberal Party from 1956 to 1967 and again briefly in 1976. ... This article is about the historic Liberal Party. ... Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (June 19, 1861 - January 28, 1928) was a British soldier and senior commander during World War I. He had independent wealth: his family manufactured Haig & Haig whisky. ... Combatants Allied Powers: Russian Empire France British Empire Italy United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary German Empire Ottoman Empire Bulgaria Commanders Nicholas II Aleksei Brusilov Georges Clemenceau Joseph Joffre Ferdinand Foch Robert Nivelle Herbert Henry Asquith Sir Douglas Haig Sir John Jellicoe Victor Emmanuel III Luigi Cadorna Armando Diaz Woodrow... James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran (c. ... James Keir Hardie (August 15, 1856 - September 26, 1915) was a Scottish socialist and labour leader, and one of the first two Labour Party (Members of Parliament (MPs) elected to the UK Parliament after the establishment of the Labour Party. ... Glenda Jackson Glenda May Jackson, CBE, (born 9 May 1936) is a two-time Academy Award-winning British actress and politician, currently Labour Member of Parliament for the constituency of Hampstead and Highgate in the London Borough of Camden. ... James IV (March 17, 1473-September 9, 1513) - King of Scots from 1488 to 1513. ... James VI and I (James Stuart) (June 19, 1566 – March 27, 1625) was King of Scots, King of England, and King of Ireland. ... Thomas Johnston CH (1882-5 September 1965) was a prominent Scottish socialist and politician of the early 20th century, a member of the Labour Party, an MP and government minister – usually with Cabinet responsibility for Scottish affairs. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000,000 Total dead: 50,000,000 Military dead: 8,000,000 Civilian dead: 4,000,000 Total dead 12,000,000 World War II (abbreviated WWII), or the Second World War, was a worldwide conflict... This article is about the American naval commander. ... Rt. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Macbeth (disambiguation). ... The Right Honourable Jack Wilson McConnell MSP (born June 30, 1960 in Irvine, North Ayrshire) is a Scottish politician, leader of the Labour Party in Scotland and the third and current First Minister of Scotland. ... The First Minister (First Meinister in Scots; Prìomh Mhinistear in Scots Gaelic) is the leader of Scotlands national devolved government, the Scottish Executive, which was established in 1999 along with the reconvened Scottish Parliament. ... John MacDonald MacCormick, 1904 - 1961, lawyer and Scottish Nationalist. ... Sir John Alexander Macdonald was born on January 11, 1815 in Glasgow, Scotland. ... The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), is the head of the Government of Canada. ... Margo MacDonald was born in 1945 in Hamilton, Scotland and educated at Hamilton Academy, she trained as a teacher of physical education. ... Malcolm Ian Macdonald (born January 7, 1950, Fulham, England) was an English footballer always known as Supermac. Born in Fulham, London, Macdonald started out as a full back before switching to centre forward. ... James Ramsay MacDonald (12 October 1866 – 9 November 1937) was a British politician and three times Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. ... A prime minister is the most senior minister of a cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... Robert Roy MacGregor, usually known simply as Rob Roy, was a Scottish folk hero and outlaw of the 18th century. ... Alexander MacKenzie painted by Thomas Lawrence (c. ... The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), is the head of the Government of Canada. ... Colin Mackenzie (born 1754, Stornoway, Scotland, died 1821, Calcutta (India) Colonel and surveyor in the British Raj, also an art collector and orientalist. ... British India (otherwise known as The British Raj) was a historical period during which most of the Indian subcontinent, or present-day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar, were under the colonial authority of the British Empire (Undivided India). ... John Maclean. ... Mary I (Mary Stuart, popularly known as Mary, Queen of Scots); (December 8, 1542 – February 8, 1587) was Queen of Scots (the monarch of the Kingdom of Scotland) from December 14, 1542 to July 24, 1567. ... James Maxton was a Scottish politician. ... The Independent Labour Party (ILP) was a former political party in the United Kingdom. ... Former President Jerry Rawlings Addressing the UN general Assembly Former President Jerry Rawlings in a millitary fatigue Flt. ... Robert I, King of Scots, usually known as Robert the Bruce (July 11, 1274 – June 7, 1329, reigned 1306 – 1329), was, according to a modern biographer (Geoffrey Barrow), a great hero who lived in a minor country. ... Alexander Elliot Anderson Salmond, known as Alex Salmond (born on Hogmanay, December 31, 1954), is the leader (National Convenor) of the Scottish National Party (SNP). ... The Scottish National Party (SNP) (Scottish Gaelic: is a centre-left political party which campaigns for Scottish independence. ... Jim Sillars was born in 1937 in Ayrshire, Scotland. ... This article is about the Scottish Labour Party founded in 1976. ... John Smith QC (September 13, 1938 – May 12, 1994) was a British politician who served as leader of the Labour Party from July 1992 until his sudden and unexpected death from a heart attack on 12 May 1994. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... David Martin Scott Steel, Baron Steel of Aikwood KT PC KBE (born March 31, 1938) is a British and Scottish politician and a Liberal Democrat member of the UK House of Lords. ... For the U.S. politician, see Charles E. Stuart Bonnie Prince Charlie Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir Stuart (December 31, 1720 – January 31, 1788), was the exiled claimant to the thrones of Great Britain and Ireland, commonly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie. Charles was the son of James Francis... Archibald Henry Macdonald Sinclair, 1st Viscount Thurso KT CMG PC (October 22, 1890 – June 15, 1970), known as Sir Archibald Sinclair from 1912 until 1952, was a Scottish politician and leader of the British Liberal Party. ... William Wallace Sir William Wallace (c. ... This statue in Aberdeen commemorates William Wallace. ...


Please refer to List of Scottish scientists William Aiton (1731-1793), botanist Alexander Anderson (mathematician), (c. ...


See also Scottish Sports Hall of Fame.

The Scottish Sports Hall of Fame is the national sports hall of fame in Scotland, initiated on St Andrews Day (30 November), 2001. ... Alain Baxter Alain Baxter (born 26 December 1973, Edinburgh) is a professional skier from Scotland. ... James Curran Baxter, (September 29, 1939 – April 14, 2001), was a Scottish football (soccer) player. ... Ken Buchanan (born June 28, 1945) is a former world boxing champion. ... Statue of Sir Matt Busby Sir Alexander Matthew Busby, CBE (26 May 1909 – 20 January 1994) was a Scottish football player and manager, most noted for his management of Manchester United F.C. during the 1950s and 1960s. ... Champions League Logo The UEFA Champions League is an annual international inter-club football competition between Europes most successful clubs, regarded as the most prestigious club trophy in the sport. ... Jim Clark, OBE or Jimmy Clark (March 4, 1936 – April 7, 1968) was a Scottish Formula 1 race car driver, still regarded as one of the best drivers of all time and most naturally gifted. ... Formula One, abbreviated to F1 and also known as Grand Prix racing, is the highest class of single-seat open-wheel auto racing. ... David (Davie) Cooper (February 25, 1956 - March 23, 1995) was a professional football player. ... David Marshall Coulthard (born March 27, 1971 in Twynholm, Dumfries and Galloway), is a Scottish Formula One racing driver for Red Bull Racing. ... Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish MBE (born 4 March 1951, Dalmarnock, Glasgow) is a former Scottish international football player. ... Liverpool Football Club is a football club based in Liverpool, in the north west of England. ... Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson KBE (born 31 December 1941 in Govan, Glasgow) is a Scottish football manager and former player, currently managing Manchester United F.C. He has won more trophies than any other manager in the history of English football and been in charge of Manchester United for more... Manchester United Football Club are a world-famous English football club, based at the Old Trafford stadium in Trafford, Greater Manchester, and are one of the most popular sports clubs in the world with over 50 million supporters worldwide. ... Wyndham Halswelle (May 30, 1882 – March 31, 1915) was a Scottish athlete, winner of the controversial 400 m run at the 1908 Summer Olympics. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... Dougal Haston (1940-1977) was a Scottish mountaineer born in Currie, Edinburgh. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Chris Hoy (born 23 March 1976 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish track cyclist and Olympic Games gold and silver medal winner. ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation Locations of the games, and participating countries The Commonwealth Games is a multinational, multi-sport event. ... James Connolly Jimmy Johnstone (30 September 1944 – 13 March 2006), was a Scottish football legend. ... Denis Law (born February 24, 1940, in Aberdeen, Scotland) is a retired Scottish football player, who enjoyed a long and successful career as a striker from the 1950s to the 1970s. ... Eric Henry Liddell, circa 1923. ... This article is about the film. ... Jacqueline Jackie Lockhart (born March 22, 1965, Stonehaven, Kincardine and Mearns, as Jacqueline Steele) is a Scottish curler who has competed prolifically in major international competitions for Scotland, and for the Great Britain team that competes at the Olympic Winter Games. ... Benny Lynch (April 2, 1913- August 8, 1946) is considered by some to be one of the finest boxers below the lightweight division in his era and has been described as the greatest fighter that Britain has ever produced. ... Hamish MacInnes (1930- ) has been the leading Scottish winter mountainer of the generation following W. H. Murray. ... Craig MacLean born 31 August 1971 in Strathspey Scotland Craig is Scottish race Cyclist who has represented Great Britain at the 2000 Olympics and 2004 Olympics winning a Silver Medal in the Team Sprint at the 2000 Olympics. ... Rhona Martin is a Scottish curler who has skipped the Scotland womens team at both the European and World Championships, but is most famous as the skip of the unified Great Britain team that claimed the gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games in 2002. ... Alistair Ally Murdoch McCoist MBE, born September 24, 1962 in Bellshill, Scotland, is a former professional football player who played as a striker. ... Elizabeth McColgan, usually known as Liz McColgan, (born March 24, 1964) is a former Scottish long distance track and road running athlete. ... William McGregor (born 1846, Braco, Perthshire; died 1911, Birmingham) William McGregor founder of the Football League Scottish Draper, Director of Aston Villa and founder of the Football League. ... The Football League is an organisation representing 72 professional football clubs in England and Wales, and runs the oldest professional football league competition in the world. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... William Billy McNeill MBE (born March 2, 1940) is a former Scottish footballer and manager. ... Celtic Football Club (pronounced seltik in IPA) AIM: CCP is a Scottish football club, competing in the Scottish Premier League, the highest form of competition in Scotland. ... Colin McRae MBE (born in Lanark, Scotland, 5 August 1968) is, together with Sébastien Loeb, the second most successful World Rally Championship driver of all time (in the currency of individual rally wins), second only to Carlos Sainz. ... David Millar examining his time trial bicycle. ... Robert Millar (born 13 September 1958) was a Scottish professional cyclist who won the “King of the Mountains” competition and finished fourth in the 1984 Tour de France – the highest ever finishing position in the Tour for a British cyclist. ... Andrew Andy Murray (born 15 May 1987 in Glasgow), is a Scottish[4] tennis player, who has represented both Scotland[5] and Great Britain[6] in past matches. ... Graeme Obree (B. September 11 1965) is a Scottish racing cyclist who, in July 1993, broke the world Hour record, previously held for nine years by Francesco Moser, with a distance of 51. ... William Bill Shankly, OBE (September 2, 1913 – September 29, 1981) was one of Britains most successful and respected football managers. ... John Jock Stein CBE (5 October 1922 - 10 September 1985) was one of the most notable managers in British football history. ... Jackie Stewart talks with fans at the 2005 United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis. ... Robert Brown Bobby Thomson (born October 25, 1923 in Glasgow, Scotland), nicknamed The Staten Island Scot, is a Scottish-American former Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the New York Giants (1946-53, 1957), Milwaukee Braves (1954-57), Chicago Cubs (1958-59), Boston Red Sox... Andrew Watson (born May 1857, Demerara, British Guiana; died in Sydney, Australia, date unknown) was the worlds first black international football player, capped three times for Scotland between 1881 and 1882 and considered as one of the top ten most important players of the 19th century. ... Jim Watt (born July 18, 1948) is a former boxer from Glasgow. ... David Wilkie (born 8 March 1954) was a Scottish Olympic and Commonwealth Games champion in swimming in the 1970s. ...

Television and radio personalities

Ronni Ancona Ronni Ancona (born 1968) is a Scottish impressionist and actress of Italian/Jewish ancestry who won the Best TV Comedy Actress award at the British Comedy Awards for her work in Big Impression. ... Hardeep Singh Kohli (born 1969) is a Sikh writer, presenter and reporter. ... Edith Eleanor Bowman (born 15 January 1975) is a Scottish television presenter and a radio D.J. She currently presents a radio show on BBC Radio 1, from 1pm-4pm. ... Nicholas Andrew Argyll Campbell (born April 10, 1961) is a BBC radio and television presenter. ... Romana DAnnunzio (born 14 January 1972) was a British television presenter, who presented on the childrens programme Blue Peter, from 1 March 1996 until 20 February 1998. ... Kirsty Gallacher Kirsty Jane Gallacher (born January 20, 1976, Edinburgh) is a Scottish television presenter often specialising in sport programmes. ... Muriel Gray (born 1959 in East Kilbride) is a Scottish journalist and broadcaster. ... Lorraine Kelly Lorraine Kelly (born 30 November 1959 in Glasgow) is a Scottish television presenter and journalist best known as a presenter for GMTV, the ITV morning television station. ... John Leslie (born Leslie John Stott on February 22, 1965) is a Scottish former television presenter, best known as a presenter of BBC1s Blue Peter and ITV1s This Morning. ... Eddie Mair (born November 11, 1965) is a Scottish BBC radio and television presenter. ... Gail Porter (born March 23, 1971 in Edinburgh, Scotland), sometimes known by her married name Gail Hipgrave, is a British television presenter who became widely known after presenting Fully Booked in the late 1990s. ... Carol Smillie (born December 23, 1961 in Glasgow) is a Scottish television personality, best known for presenting the BBC series Changing Rooms and is the author of Carol Smillies Working Mums Handbook. ... Cameron Stout (Born 8 March 1971) was the winner of UK Big Brother series four in 2003. ... Kirsty Wark is one of the presenters of Newsnight, as well as Newsnight Review. ... Craig Ferguson (born 17 May 1962) is a Scottish Emmy-nominated actor, film director, screenwriter, comedian, composer, and novelist. ...


James Barr (b. ... William Robinson Clark was born in Daviot, Aberdeenshire in 1829. ... Alexander Penrose Forbes (June 16, 1817 _ October 8, 1875), Scottish divine, was born at Edinburgh. ... Sir James George Frazer (January 1, 1854, Glasgow, Scotland – May 7, 1941), was a Scottish social anthropologist influential in the early stages of the modern studies of mythology and comparative religion. ... Alexander Henderson Alexander Henderson (1583? – August 19, 1646) was a Scottish theologian. ... The Right Reverend Richard Holloway is a Scottish writer, broadcaster and former Bishop of Edinburgh. ... For other persons named John Knox, see John Knox (disambiguation). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Saint Mungo, also known as Saint Kentigern, is by tradition an apostle to the Kingdom of Strathclyde, Scotland, and patron saint and legendary founder of the city of Glasgow. ... Reverend Professor George Newlands MA BD MA(Cantab) PhD DLitt FRSA George McLeod Newlands is Professor of Divinity at the University of Glasgow // George Newlands is widely considered Scotlands foremost liberal theologian[citation needed]; his importance in United Kingdom academic theology is highlighted by his appointment as Chair of... The Rev. ... This Gutenberg Bible is displayed by the United States Library of Congress. ... The Rev. ... Blessed John Duns Scotus (c. ... Thomas Forsyth Torrance (1913- ) is a 20th century Christian theologian born to Scottish missionary parents in Chengtu, Szechuan, China. ... George Wishart George Wishart (c. ...


Please refer to List of Scottish writers List of Scottish writers is an alphabetical list of Scottish writers. ...

Other notable people

Andrew Bell, (1753–1832) was a Scottish Anglican priest and educationalist who pioneered the Madras System of Education (also known as mutual instruction) in schools. ... The monitorial system or Madras System of Education is a teaching method where pupils are taught by advanced pupils, who were in turn taught by the teachers. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... In England, a succession of Witchcraft Acts have governed witchcraft and provided penalties for its practice. ... Donald Findlay QC, (born March 17, 1951 in Cowdenbeath, Fife) is a leading Scottish advocate and a former vice-chairman of Rangers Football Club. ... Alexander Kinloch Forbes (1821-1865) was a scholar of the Gujarati language and a colonial administrator in British India. ... is an Indo-Aryan language, part of the greater Indo-European language family. ... The dude that Ani was into. ... Elsie Inglis Elsie Inglis (1864 - 26 November 1917) was born in India to a father who worked in the Indian Civil service. ... Suffragette with banner, Washington DC, 1918 The title of suffragette (also occasionally spelled suffraget) was given to members of the womens suffrage movement in the United Kingdom. ... William Captain Kidd (c. ... Flora MacDonald (1722 – March 5, 1790), Jacobite heroine, was the daughter of Ranald MacDonald of Milton in the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, and his wife Marion, the daughter of Angus MacDonald. ... Charles Edward Stuart, Bonnie Prince Charlie, wearing the Jacobite blue bonnet Jacobitism was (and, to a very limited extent, remains) the political movement dedicated to the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England and Scotland. ... The name United Empire Loyalists is given to those British Loyalists who resettled in British North America and other British Colonies as an act of fealty to King George III after the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War. ... John James Richard Macleod John James Richard Macleod (September 6, 1876 – March 16, 1935) was a Scottish physician, physiologist, and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. ... James Murdoch (1856-1921) was a Scots journalist born in Stonehaven, and a scholar and teacher in Japan, Australia and South America. ... Robert Laing Noble (1910 – December 11, 1990) was a Canadian physician who discovered of Vinblastine. ... Portrait of Allan Pinkerton from Harpers Weekly, 1884 Allan Pinkerton (August 25, 1819 – July 1, 1884) was a U.S. detective and spy, best known for creating the Pinkerton Agency, the first detective agency. ... John Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron Reith (July 20, 1889 - June 16, 1971), later Sir John Reith (1927-), then Baron Reith (1940-) established the British tradition of independent public service broadcasting. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, usually known as the BBC (and also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is one of the largest broadcasting corporations in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the UK alone and with a budget of more than £4 billion. ... Alexander Selkirk, born Alexander Selcraig, (1676–13 December 1721) was a Scottish sailor who spent four years as a castaway on an uninhabited island; it is probable that his travails provided the inspiration for Defoes Robinson Crusoe. ... Robinson Crusoe and Man Friday by Carl Offterdinger Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in 1719 and sometimes regarded as the first novel in English. ... Mary Slessor Mary Slessor (2 December 1848 - 13 January 1915) was a Scottish missionary to Nigeria. ... Stella Tennant (born 17 December 1970) is a British supermodel. ... John Thomson (Edinburgh, 14 June 1837 - October 1921) was a Scottish photographer who was one of the first to travel and photograph the Far East. ...


  1. ^ a b (1963) Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who. 
  2. ^ Biography: The Prime Minister Tony Charles Lynton Blair, 10 Downing Street. Retrieved 15 November 2006.

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