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Notable Scots in Scotland and Throughout the World

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  • John Hamilton, Archbishop of St. Andrews (b. - 1571)
    JOHN HAMILTON Scottish prelate and politician: Abbot of Paisley, 1525-71; Bishop of Dunkeld 1546; Archbishop of St. Andrew's 1549-71; Keeper of the Privy Seal 1543-1546; Treasurer of Scotland 1543-54...
  • Sir Alex Ferguson
    Sir Alexander Chapman "Alex" Ferguson , CBE (born 31 December 1941) Scottish former football manager and player. Managed Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. Regarded as one of the most successfu...
  • Sir David Brewster (1781 - 1868)
    Biographical Summary BREWSTER, SIR DAVID . 11/12/1781-10/02/1868. Ref: 195. Male. Titles and British Honours: KH(1832). Place of Birth: Canongate, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire. Place of Death: All...
  • Duncan, Earl of Moray (c.1035 - c.1090)
    Duncan, husband of Ochtreda of Allerdale Sources Medlands does not show him as a son of Duncan l, King of Scots Links
  • Sir John of Wemyss/Methill (c.1203 - 1265)
    of Fife, Scotland. Had lands in Methil and Wemyss. Was knighted. Witnessed various charters and was part of arbitrations of disputes. While ill as an old man, his ancestors, Queen Saint Margaret and Ki...

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.