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Sir Alexander Mackenzie (1764 - 1820)

Alexander Mackenzie (or MacKenzie, Scottish Gaelic: Alasdair MacCoinnich, 1764 – March 12, 1820) was a Scottish explorer. Mackenzie was born in Stornoway on the isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Sco...

10/23/2007 7/17/2015

Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty (1611 - 1660)

"Thomas Urquhart ;[Laird Of Cromarty Sir Knight]", "Thomas Urquhart Laird of Cromarty Sir Knight"

Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty (or Urchard, 1611–c. 1660) was a Scottish writer and translator, most famous for his translation of Rabelais.LifeUrquhart was born to an old landholding family in Cromarty i...

4/30/2009 10/8/2013

Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Baronet KCB DCL FRS FRSE FLS PRGS PBA MRIA (22 February 1792 – 22 October 1871) was a Scottish geologist who first described and investigated the Silurian system. During t...

8/7/2011 10/8/2013