Famous People From Scotland
William WallaceWilliam Wallace
1270 AD
Patriot, Revolutionary Fighter, Knight, De facto
James IV of ScotlandJames IV of Scotland
17 March 1473
King

John A. MacdonaldJohn A. Macdonald
11 January 1815
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Charles KennedyCharles Kennedy
25 November 1959
Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

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

James WilsonJames Wilson
14 September 1742
Founding Fathers of the United States
James VI and IJames VI and I
19 June 1566
King of Scotland

Nicola SturgeonNicola Sturgeon
19 July 1970
Political Leader

Liam FoxLiam Fox
22 September 1961
Politician
Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of DundonaldThomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald
14 December 1775
Politician

John BuchanJohn Buchan
26 August 1875
Novelist
Cosmo Gordon LangCosmo Gordon Lang
31 October 1864
Archbishop

Simon Fraser, 11th Lord LovatSimon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat
05 January 1667
Politician

William Lyon MackenzieWilliam Lyon Mackenzie
12 March 1795
Journalist

Andrew MorayAndrew Moray
 

Edward BruceEdward Bruce
1275 AD
Former High King of Ireland
John Murray, 4th Earl of DunmoreJohn Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore
1730 AD
politician

Reginald JohnstonReginald Johnston
21 May 1874
Politician, Diplomat, Teacher

James Graham, 1st Marquess of MontroseJames Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose
25 October 1612
Poet, Writer

John Alexander DowieJohn Alexander Dowie
25 May 1847
Evangelist
Jo GrimondJo Grimond
29 July 1913
Politician

John III Comyn, Lord of BadenochJohn Comyn III of Badenoch
1274 AD
Military commander
James MacphersonJames Macpherson
27 October 1736
Poet, Translator, Writer

Mountstuart ElphinstoneMountstuart Elphinstone
06 October 1779
Statesman

George ReidGeorge Reid
25 February 1845
Politician
Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and VauxHenry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux
19 September 1778
Politician

James McGillJames McGill
06 October 1744
Businessman
Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of ArgyllArchibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll
26 February 1629
Soldier

Hugh DowdingHugh Dowding
24 April 1882
Air Chief Marshal

Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron ErskineThomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine
10 January 1750
Lawyer
Robert Dale OwenRobert Dale Owen
07 November 1801
Politician

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John StrachanJohn Strachan
12 April 1778
Bishop
NinianNinian
0360 AD
Saint

Sorley Boy MacDonnellSorley Boy MacDonnell
1505 AD
Scots-Irish chieftain

Wendy AlexanderWendy Alexander
27 June 1963
Politician

Patrick GordonPatrick Gordon
31 March 1635
General
James MaxtonJames Maxton
22 June 1885
British politician
Reginald WingateReginald Wingate
25 June 1861
General

John RossJohn Ross
24 June 1777
Navy Officer

Andrew MelvilleAndrew Melville
01 August 1545
Linguist, Theologian, University teacher

Sir Mortimer WheelerSir Mortimer Wheeler
10 September 1890
Archaeologist
Alexander DuffAlexander Duff
15 April 1806
Missionary

Crawford Murray MacLehose, Baron MacLehose of BeochCrawford Murray MacLehose, Baron MacLehose of Beoch
16 October 1917
Politician

John Balliol, King of ScotlandJohn Balliol, King of Scotland
1249 AD
 

J. Keir HardieJ. Keir Hardie
15 August 1856
Politician

Brian David Henderson WilsonBrian David Henderson Wilson
13 December 1948
Politician
Donald Campbell DewarDonald Campbell Dewar
21 August 1937
Politician

James Hamilton, 1st earl of ArranJames Hamilton, 1st earl of Arran
1475 AD
Nobleman