Charles Melvin
Charles Melvin VC (2 May 1885 – 17 July 1941) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to...
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Henry de Lichton
Henry de Lichton [de Lychtone, Leighton] (died 1440) was a medieval Scottish prelate and diplomat, who, serving as Bishop of Moray (1414–1422) and Bishop of Aberdeen (1422–1440), became a ...
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Walter Forrester
Walter Forrester (died 1425 or 1426), bishop of Brechin, was an administrator and prelate in later medieval Scotland. Originating in Angus, he came from a family of English origin who by the end of th...
Donnchadh, Earl of Angus
Donnchadh of Angus, ruled from 1206 until 1214 as Mormaer of Angus. Little is known about his life, but seems to have been dead by 1214.
Macdonald Smith
Macdonald "Mac" Smith (March 18, 1890 – August 31, 1949) was one of the top professional golfers in the world from about 1910 into the mid-1930s. He was a member of a famous Scottish golfing family.Bo...
Walter Maule
Walter Maule was the son and heir of Sir Henry Maule, Baron of Panmure and Benvie and Margaret, daughter of Sir William Hay of Locherworth. He was warden of Kildrummy Castle in the reign of David II. ...
Charles Lyell
Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet, FRS (14 November 1797 – 22 February 1875) was a British lawyer and the foremost geologist of his day. He is best known as the author of Principles of Geology, which pop...
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Aindréas of Caithness
Andreas or Aindréas of Caithness († 1184) is the first known bishop of Caithness and a source for the author of de Situ Albanie. Aindréas was a native Scot, and very likely came from a prominent famil...
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D. H. MacGregor
David Hutchison MacGregor (1877, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland – 8 May 1953, Oxford, England) was a Scottish economist and Drummond Professor of Political Economy at All Souls College, Oxford, from...
Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming, OBE (born 27 January 1965), is a Scottish-American actor who has appeared in numerous films, television shows and plays.His London stage appearances include Hamlet, the Maniac in Acciden...
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Bon Scott
Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott (9 July 1946 – 19 February 1980) was a Scottish-born Australian rock musician, best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from...
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Alexander Whyte
Alexander Whyte (January 13, 1836 - January 6, 1921) was a Scottish divine. He was born at Kirriemuir in Forfarshire and educated at the University of Aberdeen and at New College, Edinburgh.
He en...
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Gille Críst, Earl of Angus
Gilla Críst of Angus, ruled until 1206 as Mormaer of Angus. He was a son of Gille Brigte of Angus and younger brother of Adam of Angus.Almost nothing is known of him, except that he married Marjorie o...
Jane Gray (supercentenarian)
Jane Gray (née Cant; 1 December 1901 – 7 June 2014) was a Scottish-born Australian supercentenarian who was, at 7009355069440000000♠112 years, 188 days, the oldest living person in Austr...
John Clerk of Pennycuik
John Clerk of Pennycuik (modern Penicuik) (1611–1674) was a Scottish merchant noted for maintaining a comprehensive archive of family papers, now held by the National Archives and the National Library...
William Chalmers Burns
William Chalmers Burns (宾惠廉, 1 April 1815 – 4 April 1868) was a Scottish Evangelist and Missionary to China with the English Presbyterian Mission who originated from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire. ...
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Dubacan of Angus
Dubacan of Angus (Medieval Gaelic: Dubacan mac Indrechtaich) is usually regarded as one of the earliest attested Mormaers. He is mentioned as Dubucan filius Indrechtaig mormair Oengusa (i.e. "Dubucan ...
James Fenton (engineer)
James Fenton (1815-1863) was a Scottish engineer.He was engineer (1841-5) on the Manchester and Leeds Railway, and Leeds and Thirsk Railway (1845-6), In 1846 he formed Fenton, Craven and Company (late...
David Wishart
David Wishart (born 1952) is a Scottish author.
Wishart was born in Arbroath, Scotland. He studied Greek and Latin classics at Edinburgh University and after graduation taught for four years in a ...
Collie Martin
David Collie Martin, universally known as Collie Martin, (born 19 March 1890 in Brechin; died 26 March 1917 in Ypres, Belgium) was a Scottish footballer who played as a forward. He started his career ...
Adam Gillies, Lord Gillies
Adam Gillies, Lord Gillies (1760–1842) was a Scottish judge. Born in Brechin, Forfarshire to Robert and Margaret (née Smith) Gillies, he was the younger brother of historian John Gillies.Gillies was a...
Jameson Clark
Jameson Clark (1907, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland – 4 January 1984, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland) was a Scottish character actor who appeared in 22 films and made many appearances on television.
H...
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Gille Brigte, Earl of Angus
Gille Brigte of Angus is one of the earliest attested Mormaers of Angus. He was possibly a descendant of Dubacan of Angus.Gille Brigte is recorded as a witness to a charter dating to 1150. He probably...
Thomas de Lundin
Thomas de Lundin, often referred to as Thomas l'Ussier or Thomas Durward (Scottish Gaelic: Tomhas Dorsair), was a 13th-century Scottish nobleman.Thomas takes his name from the villa of Lundie in A...