Famous People From Scotland
Gordon RamsayGordon Ramsay
(Chef and Restaurateur)

08 November 1966

Sean ConnerySean Connery
(Actor)

25 August 1930

James McAvoyJames McAvoy
(Actor)

21 April 1979

Gerard ButlerGerard Butler

13 November 1969

Ewan McGregorEwan McGregor

31 March 1971

Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi
(Actor)

14 April 1958

William WallaceWilliam Wallace
(Patriot, Revolutionary Fighter, Knight, De facto Ruler of Scotland)

1270 AD

Calvin HarrisCalvin Harris
(Disc Jockey, Record Producer, Singer, Songwriter)

17 January 1984

David McCallumDavid McCallum
(Actor)

19 September 1933

Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
(Inventor of Telephone)

03 March 1847

Alex FergusonAlex Ferguson
(Former Manager of Manchester United)

31 December 1941

Adam SmithAdam Smith
(Economist and Philosopher)

16 June 1723

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Andrew CarnegieAndrew Carnegie
(Industrialist, Businessman, Entrepreneur and a major Philanthropist.)

25 November 1835

Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly
(Stand-up Comedian)

24 November 1942

Alan CummingAlan Cumming
(Actor)

27 January 1965

Bon ScottBon Scott

09 July 1946

Angus YoungAngus Young
(Co-founder & Lead Guitarist of the Hard Rock Band, AC/DC)

31 March 1955

David ByrneDavid Byrne
(American-Scottish musician)

14 May 1952

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David HumeDavid Hume
(Philosopher & Historian)

26 April 1711

Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson
(Novelist, Poet)

13 November 1850

Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming
(Biologist, Pharmacologist, Discovered Penicillin)

06 August 1881

Douglas HenshallDouglas Henshall
(Actor)

19 November 1965

James V of ScotlandJames V of Scotland
(Former King of Scotland)

10 April 1512

Robert BurnsRobert Burns
(Poet and Lyricist)

25 January 1759

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John MuirJohn Muir
(Naturalist)

21 April 1838

Dougray ScottDougray Scott
(Actor)

26 November 1965

David LivingstneDavid Livingstone
(Explorer, Missionary)

19 March 1813

David MoyesDavid Moyes
(Football Coach)

25 April 1963

John KnoxJohn Knox
(Protestant Leader)

1514 AD

James WattJames Watt
(Inventor of Steam Engine)

19 January 1736

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Walter ScottWalter Scott
(Novelist)

15 August 1771

Sawney BeanSawney Bean
(Criminal)

David CoulthardDavid Coulthard
(Racecar Driver)

27 March 1971

Marti PellowMarti Pellow
(Singer)

23 March 1965

David I of ScotlandDavid I of Scotland
(Ruler)

1083 AD

Eric LiddellEric Liddell

16 January 1902

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Bill ShanklyBill Shankly
(Scottish Footballer and Manager)

02 September 1913

John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird
(Engineer)

13 August 1888

Thomas CarlyleThomas Carlyle
(Philosopher)

04 December 1795

R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
(Psychiatrist)

07 October 1927

James II of ScotlandJames II of Scotland
(King of Scots)

16 October 1430

Allan PinkertonAllan Pinkerton
(American Detective)

25 August 1819

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Henry Frederick, Prince of WalesHenry Frederick, Prince of Wales
(Prince of Wales)

19 February 1594

Gordon StrachanGordon Strachan
(Scottish football manager)

09 February 1957

Jock SteinJock Stein
(Football Manager)

05 October 1922

John NapierJohn Napier
(Inventor of Logarithms)

01 February 1550

Tom ContiTom Conti
(Actor)

22 November 1941

Alan HansenAlan Hansen
(Former Football Player & Football Analyst)

13 June 1955

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Alexander McCall SmithAlexander McCall Smith
(British writer)

24 August 1948

James WilsonJames Wilson
(Founding Fathers of the United States)

14 September 1742

Thomas TelfordThomas Telford
(Civil Engineer)

09 August 1757

Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle
(Writer & Physician)

22 May 1859

Andrew LangAndrew Lang
(Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic)

31 March 1844

Fred GoodwinFred Goodwin
(Former CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland)

17 August 1958

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Kirkpatrick MacmillanKirkpatrick Macmillan
(Inventor of Pedal Bicycle)

02 September 1812

Ethan HamiltonEthan Hamilton
(Footballer)

18 October 1998

Scott majorScott major
(YouTube Gamer)

10 November 1995

Alexander BainAlexander Bain
(Inventor of Electric Clock)

01 October 1811

Lee CarsonLee Carson
(YouTube Gamer)

10 February 1999

Robert BrownRobert Brown
(Botanist)

21 December 1773

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James MaxwellJames Maxwell
(Mathematician & Physicist)

13 June 1831

John Rennie the ElderJohn Rennie the Elder
(Civil Engineer)

07 June 1761

John James Rickard MacleodJohn James Rickard Macleod
(Biochemist & Physiologist)

06 September 1876

Connor BallConnor Ball
(Bassist)

15 March 1996

Thomas DohertyThomas Doherty
(Actor)

21 April 1995

George StephenGeorge Stephen
(Scots-Quebecker Banker, Railway Executive in Canada and Businessman)

05 June 1829

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Sir James W. BlackSir James W. Black
(Pharmacologist)

14 June 1924

Allan CunninghamAllan Cunningham
(Poet, Author)

07 December 1784

James Young ChemistJames Young (Chemist)
(Chemist)

13 July 1811

Alexander Bain - PhilosopherAlexander Bain - Philosopher
(Scottish philosopher)

11 June 1818

FishFish
(Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, Composer, Poet)

25 April 1958

Andrew RobertsonAndrew Robertson
(association football player)

11 March 1994

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Robert CarlyleRobert Carlyle
(Actor)

14 April 1961

James Clerk MaxwellJames Clerk Maxwell

Grant MorrisonGrant Morrison
(Comics writer, Writer, Science fiction writer)

31 January 1960

Matt BusbyMatt Busby
(Association football player, Association football manager)

26 May 1909

Peter ManuelPeter Manuel
(Serial killer)

13 March 1927

James III of ScotlandJames III of Scotland
(King)

10 July 1451

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Scott ArfieldScott Arfield
(Association football player)

01 November 1988

Stephen MaguireStephen Maguire
(Snooker player)

13 March 1981

James I of EnglandJames I of England
(King)

19 June 1566