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Notable Scots in Scotland and Throughout the World

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  • Captain Sir John William Alcock (1892 - 1919)
    Sir John William Alcock KBE, DSC (5 November 1892 – 18 December 1919) was a Captain in the Royal Air Force who, together with navigator Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown, piloted the first non-sto...
  • Arthur Whitten Brown (1886 - 1948)
    Sir Arthur Whitten Brown KBE (23 July 1886 – 4 October 1948) was the navigator of the first successful non-stop transatlantic flight Arthur Whitten Brown was born in Glasgow to American parent...
  • Sir William James Montgomery-Cuninghame, 9th Baronet, V.C. (1834 - 1897)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir William James Montgomery-Cuninghame, 9th Baronet VC (20 May 1834 – 11 November 1897) was a Scottish soldier, politician and Victoria Cross recipient. Mon...
  • Sir Arthur Edward Erskine, DSO, CVO, KCVO, GCVO (1881 - 1963)
    Colonel Sir Arthur Edward Erskine GCVO, DSO (1 September 1881 – 24 July 1963), was a British soldier and courtier. He was Crown Equerry in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United King...
  • Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, KT, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCIE, ADC (1861 - 1928)
    Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, KT, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCIE, ADC From Wikipedia (19 June 1861 – 29 January 1928) was a British senior officer during World War I. He commanded the Br...

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.