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Wikipedia: List of Scots
List of Scots
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Scotland, part of the United Kingdom, seems to have more than its fair share of famous and influential men and women for its size and population. The following is a list of some of the best known.






  • Hamish MacCunn
  • James Macmillan

Engineers and Inventors



  • Ian Anderson singer, flautist, songwriter, and guitarist Jethro Tull
  • Ali Bain fiddler
  • David Byrne, (born 1952)
  • Phil Cunningham accordionist
  • Donovan, (born 1946)
  • Fish, (born 1958)
  • Sheena Easton
  • Roddy Frame songwriter Aztec Camera
  • Evelyn Glennie, (born 1965), percussionist
  • Hamish Henderson folk song collector and writer
  • Annie Lennox, (born 1954)
  • Sir Harry Lauder, (1870-1950)
  • Lulu, (born 1948)
  • James Kerr (Jim), (born 1959)
  • Mark Freuder Knopfler, (born 1949)
  • Michael Marra songwriter
  • Dougie MacLean contemporary folk songwriter
  • Ewan MacColl, (1915-1989), folk-singer/songwriter
  • Kenneth McKellar
  • Craig Reid (born 1962) songwriter The Proclaimers
  • Charles Reid (Charlie) (born 1962) songwriter The Proclaimers
  • Jimmy Shand
  • Andy Stewart, (1933-1994)
  • James Ure (Midge), (born 1953)
  • Lena Zavaroni (1963-1999)


Rulers, Politicians


Sportsmen and -women

  • Ken Buchanan, (born 1945), world champion boxer
  • Jimmy Clark Formula 1 driver
  • David Coulthard, (born 1971), Formula 1 driver
  • Kenny Dalglish, (born 1951), footballer and a manager of Liverpool F.C
  • Alex Ferguson footballer and a manager of Manchester United F.C
  • Dougal Haston mountaineer
  • Benny Lynch, (1913-1946), world champion boxer
  • Hamish MacInnes mountaineer
  • Colin MacRae world champion rally driver
  • Ally McCoist, (born 1962), football player
  • Elizabeth McColgan (Liz), (born 1964), althlete
  • Billy McNeill footballer and a manager of Glasgow Celtic F.C
  • Graham Obree broke world hour record (on a home-made bike)
  • Jackie Stewart world champion Formula 1 driver
  • Jim Watt world champion boxer, won the WBC World Lightweight title
  • David Wilkie (swimmer)

Television Personalities



See List of Scottish writers


See also: List of people by nationality, List of Kings of the Picts


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