Warm, hospitable, and lovable, the Scotts are among the most loved and regarded people in the world. And why not? They are not just the most welcoming people in the world, but most enterprising too. The world owes a lot to the Scottish. From pedal bicycle and pneumatic tyre to telephone and tele-printer, the Scotts have given the world several new jaw-dropping inventions. But not just James Watt, Alexander Fleming, Patrick Bell, Adam Smith, and Charles Macintosh, Scotland has been home to several great men and from diverse spheres. Be it Robert Bruce, the king, John Logie Baird, the inventor, William Wallace, the leader, Robert Burns, the king or David Hume, the philosopher, the world has known and celebrated legendary Scotsman with extraordinary talent and feats. Let us learn all about the lives of some of the famous Scottish men to ever have walked the earth in the timeline, trivia, and interesting facts covered in the biographies below.
Rose LeslieRose Leslie
09 February 1987
Actress
Lewis CapaldiLewis Capaldi
07 October 1996
Singer

Mary, Queen of ScotsMary, Queen of Scots
08 December 1542
Queen of Scotland

Sean ConnerySean Connery
25 August 1930
Actor

Gordon RamsayGordon Ramsay
08 November 1966
Chef

James McAvoyJames McAvoy
21 April 1979
Actor
Gerard ButlerGerard Butler
13 November 1969
 

Ewan McGregorEwan McGregor
31 March 1971
 

Anya Taylor-JoyAnya Taylor-Joy
16 April 1996
Actress

Margaret TudorMargaret Tudor
28 November 1489
Queen Consort of Scotland
Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi
14 April 1958
Actor

William WallaceWilliam Wallace
1270 AD
Patriot, Revolutionary Fighter, Knight, De facto
Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
03 March 1847
Inventor of Telephone

Alan CummingAlan Cumming
27 January 1965
Actor

Kelly MacdonaldKelly Macdonald
23 February 1976
Actress
Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
01 April 1961
Singer

Adam SmithAdam Smith
16 June 1723
Economist and Philosopher
David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933
Actor

Andrew CarnegieAndrew Carnegie
25 November 1835
Industrialist, Businessman, Entrepreneur and a

Bon ScottBon Scott
09 July 1946
 
Alex FergusonAlex Ferguson
31 December 1941
Former Manager of Manchester United

Angus YoungAngus Young
31 March 1955
Co-founder & Lead Guitarist of the Hard Rock Band,
Annie LennoxAnnie Lennox
25 December 1954
Singer-songwriter

Calvin HarrisCalvin Harris
17 January 1984
Disc Jockey, Record Producer, Singer, Songwriter

Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly
24 November 1942
Stand-up Comedian

David ByrneDavid Byrne
14 May 1952
American-Scottish musician
James V of ScotlandJames V of Scotland
10 April 1512
Former King of Scotland
Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson
13 November 1850
Novelist, Poet

David HumeDavid Hume
26 April 1711
Philosopher & Historian

Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming
06 August 1881
Biologist, Pharmacologist, Discovered Penicillin

Dougray ScottDougray Scott
26 November 1965
Actor
John MuirJohn Muir
21 April 1838
Naturalist

Sheena EastonSheena Easton
27 April 1959
Singer, Actress

Robert BurnsRobert Burns
25 January 1759
Poet and Lyricist

David LivingstneDavid Livingstone
19 March 1813
Explorer, Missionary

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James WattJames Watt
19 January 1736
Inventor of Steam Engine
David MoyesDavid Moyes
25 April 1963
Football Coach

Walter ScottWalter Scott
15 August 1771
Novelist
David CoulthardDavid Coulthard
27 March 1971
Racecar Driver

Lindsay DuncanLindsay Duncan
07 November 1950
Actress

Bill ShanklyBill Shankly
02 September 1913
Scottish Footballer and Manager
John KnoxJohn Knox
1514 AD
Protestant Leader

Douglas HenshallDouglas Henshall
19 November 1965
Actor
Sawney BeanSawney Bean
 
Criminal

John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird
13 August 1888
Engineer

Marti PellowMarti Pellow
23 March 1965
Singer

Thomas CarlyleThomas Carlyle
04 December 1795
Philosopher

Eric LiddellEric Liddell
16 January 1902
 
John NapierJohn Napier
01 February 1550
Inventor of Logarithms

Allan PinkertonAllan Pinkerton
25 August 1819
American Detective

James II of ScotlandJames II of Scotland
16 October 1430
King of Scots

Lena ZavaroniLena Zavaroni
04 November 1963
Singer
Henry Frederick, Prince of WalesHenry Frederick, Prince of Wales
19 February 1594
Prince of Wales

Joanne CalderwoodJoanne Calderwood
23 December 1986
Mixed Martial Artist

Tom ContiTom Conti
22 November 1941
Actor

Alexander McCall SmithAlexander McCall Smith
24 August 1948
British writer
Alan HansenAlan Hansen
13 June 1955
Former Football Player & Football Analyst

Gordon StrachanGordon Strachan
09 February 1957
Scottish football manager
R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
07 October 1927
Psychiatrist

Marianna PalkaMarianna Palka
07 September 1981
Actress

Jock SteinJock Stein
05 October 1922
Football Manager
James WilsonJames Wilson
14 September 1742
Founding Fathers of the United States

Thomas TelfordThomas Telford
09 August 1757
Civil Engineer
Joan TemplemanJoan Templeman
1948 AD
Richard Branson's Wife

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

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

Fred GoodwinFred Goodwin
17 August 1958
Former CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland
Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964
Athlete
Eilish McColganEilish McColgan
25 November 1990
Athlete

Ethan HamiltonEthan Hamilton
18 October 1998
Footballer

Kirkpatrick MacmillanKirkpatrick Macmillan
02 September 1812
Inventor of Pedal Bicycle

Scott majorScott major
10 November 1995
YouTube Gamer
Lee CarsonLee Carson
10 February 1999
YouTube Gamer

Robert BrownRobert Brown
21 December 1773
Botanist

Alexander BainAlexander Bain
01 October 1811
Inventor of Electric Clock

James MaxwellJames Maxwell
13 June 1831
Mathematician & Physicist

John Rennie the ElderJohn Rennie the Elder
07 June 1761
Civil Engineer
Connor BallConnor Ball
15 March 1996
Bassist

John James Rickard MacleodJohn James Rickard Macleod
06 September 1876
Biochemist & Physiologist
Thomas DohertyThomas Doherty
21 April 1995
Actor

Sara MacDonaldSara MacDonald
22 October 1971
Publicist, wife of Noel Gallagher

George StephenGeorge Stephen
05 June 1829
Scots-Quebecker Banker, Railway Executive in
Sir James W. BlackSir James W. Black
14 June 1924
Pharmacologist

James Young ChemistJames Young (Chemist)
13 July 1811
Chemist
Allan CunninghamAllan Cunningham
07 December 1784
Poet, Author

LJ CleaveLJ Cleave
14 February 1994
Internet Personality

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

Fiona LoudonFiona Loudon
05 May 1968
Daniel Craig's Ex-Wife
Laura AndersonLaura Anderson
27 April 1989
Reality TV Personality

LookingForLewysLookingForLewys
07 June 1999
YouTuber
Andrew RobertsonAndrew Robertson
11 March 1994
association football player

FishFish
25 April 1958
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, Composer, Poet

John HigginsJohn Higgins
18 May 1975
snooker player

Robert CarlyleRobert Carlyle
14 April 1961
Actor
Morven ChristieMorven Christie
1979 AD
stage actor, film actor