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Kincardineshire - Famous People

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Famous People Connected to Kincardineshire

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Image right - James Beattie FRSE (1735 – 1803)

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown!

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  • John Campbell Arbuthnott, 16th Viscount of Arbuthnott, KT, CBE, DSC, JP (26 October 1924 – 14 July 2012) was a Scottish peer, Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire (1977–1999) and a notable businessman.

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  • James Beattie FRSE (25 October 1735 – 18 August 1803) was a Scottish poet, moralist and philosopher.

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  • Lewis Grassic Gibbon was the pseudonym of James Leslie Mitchell (13 February 1901 – 7 February 1935), a Scottish writer.

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  • Sir Charles Abercrombie Smith (12 May 1834 - 1 May 1919) was a prominent scientist, politician and civil servant of the Cape Colony. Born in St Cyrus, Kincardineshire, Scotland - he emigrated and settled in the Cape Colony in 1860

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