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Notable Scots in Scotland and Throughout the World

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  • Charles Hamilton Sorley (1895 - 1915)
    Charles Hamilton Sorley (19 May 1895 – 13 October 1915) was a British poet of World War I. Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, he was the son of William Ritchie Sorley. SORLEY, CHARLES HAMILTON ...
  • Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844)
    Thomas Campbell (27 July 1777 – 15 June 1844) was a Scottish poet chiefly remembered for his sentimental poetry dealing specially with human affairs. He was also one of the initiators of a plan ...
  • Alan Cumming
    Alan Cumming, OBE (born 27 January 1965), is a Scottish-American actor, author, and activist who has appeared in numerous films, television shows and plays. Sources, References and Further Reading ...
  • Annie Lennox (1954 - d.)
    References and Sources Ann "Annie" Lennox , OBE (born 25 December 1954) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. In addition to her career as a musician, Lennox i...
  • Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)
    Robert Louis Stevenson was born to Thomas and Margaret Isabella Balfour Stevenson in Edinburgh on 13 November 1850. From the beginning he was sickly. Through much of his childhood he was attended by hi...

As most people know, Scotland is a small country (30,414 sq mi or 78,387 km) that occupies the northern portion of the United Kingdom. Scotland has a very old history with a unique culture. Throughout the ages, and for various reasons, many Scots have immigrated to other parts of the world. The purpose of this project is to put under one roof all the notable Scots both in Scotland and throughout the world.