Famous People From Scotland
Ewan McGregorEwan McGregor
31 March 1971
Actor
Gordon RamsayGordon Ramsay
08 November 1966
Chef

Sean ConnerySean Connery
25 August 1930
Actor

Alex FergusonAlex Ferguson
31 December 1941
Former Manager of Manchester United

Gerard ButlerGerard Butler
13 November 1969
Actor

James McAvoyJames McAvoy
21 April 1979
Actor
Sam HeughanSam Heughan
30 April 1980
Actor

William WallaceWilliam Wallace
1270 AD
Military Leader

Robert the BruceRobert the Bruce
11 July 1274
King of Scotland
James CosmoJames Cosmo
27 October 1947
Actor

Bon ScottBon Scott
09 July 1946
Singer & Musician
Alan CummingAlan Cumming
27 January 1965
Actor

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933
Actor

Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi
14 April 1958
Actor

Angus YoungAngus Young
31 March 1955
Co-founder & Lead Guitarist of the Hard Rock Band,

Andrew CarnegieAndrew Carnegie
25 November 1835
Industrialist, Businessman, Entrepreneur and a
David ByrneDavid Byrne
14 May 1952
American-Scottish musician

Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle
22 May 1859
Writer & Physician

Lewis CapaldiLewis Capaldi
07 October 1996
Singer

Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly
24 November 1942
Stand-up Comedian
Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
03 March 1847
Inventor of Telephone

Adam SmithAdam Smith
16 June 1723
Economist and Philosopher
Calvin HarrisCalvin Harris
17 January 1984
Disc Jockey, Record Producer, Singer, Songwriter

David MoyesDavid Moyes
25 April 1963
Football Coach

Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson
13 November 1850
Novelist, Poet
Thomas DohertyThomas Doherty
21 April 1995
Actor

James V of ScotlandJames V of Scotland
10 April 1512
Former King of Scotland
Dougray ScottDougray Scott
26 November 1965
Actor

David HumeDavid Hume
26 April 1711
Philosopher & Historian

Andrew NeilAndrew Neil
21 May 1949
Journalist
David CoulthardDavid Coulthard
27 March 1971
Racecar Driver

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Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming
06 August 1881
Biologist, Pharmacologist, Discovered Penicillin
John A. MacdonaldJohn A. Macdonald
11 January 1815
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Duncan FergusonDuncan Ferguson
27 December 1971
Football Player

John MuirJohn Muir
21 April 1838
Naturalist

James MaxwellJames Maxwell
13 June 1831
Mathematician & Physicist
James IV of ScotlandJames IV of Scotland
17 March 1473
King
David LivingstneDavid Livingstone
19 March 1813
Explorer, Missionary

Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
09 May 1860
Writer

Walter ScottWalter Scott
15 August 1771
Novelist

Robert BurnsRobert Burns
25 January 1759
Poet and Lyricist
Sawney BeanSawney Bean
 
Criminal

John KnoxJohn Knox
1514 AD
Protestant Leader

Robert II of ScotlandRobert II of Scotland
02 March 1316
King of Scots

Bill ShanklyBill Shankly
02 September 1913
Scottish Footballer and Manager

James WattJames Watt
19 January 1736
Inventor of Steam Engine
Gordon StrachanGordon Strachan
09 February 1957
Scottish football manager

Ken StottKen Stott
19 October 1954
Actor
Marti PellowMarti Pellow
23 March 1965
Singer

Neil ConneryNeil Connery
01 January 1938
Actor

Thomas CarlyleThomas Carlyle
04 December 1795
Philosopher
James II of ScotlandJames II of Scotland
16 October 1430
King of Scots

David II of ScotlandDavid II of Scotland
05 March 1324
King of Scotland
James I of ScotlandJames I of Scotland
10 December 1394
King of Scotland

Eric LiddellEric Liddell
16 January 1902
 

James III of ScotlandJames III of Scotland
10 July 1451
King of Scotland

Douglas HenshallDouglas Henshall
19 November 1965
Actor

Alan HansenAlan Hansen
13 June 1955
Former Football Player & Football Analyst
Robert III of ScotlandRobert III of Scotland
1337 AD
King of Scotland

William McMaster MurdochWilliam McMaster Murdoch
28 February 1873
First Officer of RMS Titanic

John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird
13 August 1888
Engineer

Tom ContiTom Conti
22 November 1941
Actor
Allan PinkertonAllan Pinkerton
25 August 1819
American Detective

Jock SteinJock Stein
05 October 1922
Football Manager
Henry Frederick, Prince of WalesHenry Frederick, Prince of Wales
19 February 1594
Prince of Wales

Alexander SelkirkAlexander Selkirk
1676 AD
Castaway

Alistair MacleanAlistair Maclean
21 April 1922
Novelist

Charles KennedyCharles Kennedy
25 November 1959
Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Robert ListonRobert Liston
28 October 1794
Surgeon

Alexander McCall SmithAlexander McCall Smith
24 August 1948
British writer

R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
07 October 1927
Psychiatrist
Charles Rennie MackintoshCharles Rennie Mackintosh
07 June 1868
Architect

Allan Octavian HumeAllan Octavian Hume
04 June 1829
Founder of Indian National Congress
John NapierJohn Napier
01 February 1550
Inventor of Logarithms

Emun ElliottEmun Elliott
28 November 1983
Actor

Thomas TelfordThomas Telford
09 August 1757
Civil Engineer

Hans MathesonHans Matheson
07 August 1975
Actor
Robert BrownRobert Brown
21 December 1773
Botanist
Malcolm III of ScotlandMalcolm III of Scotland
26 March 1031
King

Andrew LangAndrew Lang
31 March 1844
Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic

Fred GoodwinFred Goodwin
17 August 1958
Former CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland

Ethan HamiltonEthan Hamilton
18 October 1998
Footballer
John James Rickard MacleodJohn James Rickard Macleod
06 September 1876
Biochemist & Physiologist

Kirkpatrick MacmillanKirkpatrick Macmillan
02 September 1812
Inventor of Pedal Bicycle

Sir James W. BlackSir James W. Black
14 June 1924
Pharmacologist

Alexander Bain - PhilosopherAlexander Bain - Philosopher
11 June 1818
Scottish philosopher

Alexander BainAlexander Bain
01 October 1811
Inventor of Electric Clock
John Rennie the ElderJohn Rennie the Elder
07 June 1761
Civil Engineer

James WilsonJames Wilson
14 September 1742
Founding Fathers of the United States
Scott majorScott major
10 November 1995
YouTube Gamer

George StephenGeorge Stephen
05 June 1829
Scots-Quebecker Banker, Railway Executive in
James Young ChemistJames Young (Chemist)
13 July 1811
Chemist
Allan CunninghamAllan Cunningham
07 December 1784
Poet, Author