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Where can I find information on famous Scottish people?
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Famous Scots include:

  • John Logie Baird pioneered television

  • Alexander Graham Bell developed the telephone

  • Robert Burns bard

  • Sir Sean Connery actor

  • Alan Cumming actor

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creator of Sherlock Holmes

  • James Kelman author

  • A.L. Kennedy author

  • Annie Lennox musician

  • Ewan McGregor actor

  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh architect

  • James MacMillan composer

  • Shirley Manson singer with music group Garbage

  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

  • Ian Rankin author

  • J K Rowling author

  • Sir Walter Scott poet and novelist

  • Adam Smith philosopher and economist

  • Muriel Spark author

  • Robert Louis Stevenson writer

  • Texas music group

    A more comprehensive list of famous Scots can be found at The Gazetteer for Scotland.

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