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Notable Scots in Scotland and Throughout the World

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  • 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 to foun...
  • 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 Kingdom fro...
  • Dr. William Inglis Clark (1856 - 1932)
    William Inglis Clark (Edinburgh man) was born in Bombay, India, in 1856 where his father was minister of the Scots Church. After his mother died of cholera William returned to Edinburgh aged one year, ...
  • Robert Roy (Rob Roy) MacGregor (c.1671 - 1734)
    Used his mother's maiden name, Campbell. Rob Roy or alternately Red MacGregor, was a famous Scottish folk hero and outlaw of the early 18th century, who is sometimes known as the Scottish Robin Hoo...
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    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 ...

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.