Our Top 9 Inventions And Technical Innovations Of WWII.
Alexander Fleming was looking for ways to destroy bacteria. In 1928, he was growing lots of bacteria known as staphylococci on agar plates. Alexander Fleming could be a bit slapdash – his lab was rath...
Order of the Thistle
The Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle is an order of chivalry associated with Scotland. The current version of the Order was founded in 1687 by King James VII of Scotland (James II of ...
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William Wallace
Sir William Wallace (Medieval Gaelic: Uilliam Uallas; modern Scottish Gaelic: Uilleam Uallas; Norman French: William le Waleys; c. 1270 – 23 August 1305) was a Scottish landowner who became ...
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Alan Stewart of Dreghorn
Sir Alan Stewart of Dreghorn (died 19 July 1333) was a Scottish nobleman.
The son of John Stewart of Bonkyll and his wife Margaret de Bonkyll, Sir Alan fought for Robert the Bruce during the First...
Our Top 9 Inventions And Technical Innovations Of WWII.
Alexander Fleming was looking for ways to destroy bacteria. In 1928, he was growing lots of bacteria known as staphylococci on agar plates. Alexander Fleming could be a bit slapdash – his lab was rath...
George II, Earl of March
George de Dunbar, 11th Earl of Dunbar & March Lord of Annandale and the Isle of Man, (c. 1370 – after 1457) was the last of his family to hold these titles.
He was aged about fifty when ...
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Charles Bell
Sir Charles Bell KH FRS FRSE FRCSE MWS (12 November 1774 – 28 April 1842) was a Scottish surgeon, anatomist, neurologist, and philosophical theologian. He is noted for discovering the d...
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Robert Christison
Sir Robert Christison, 1st Baronet (18 July 1797 – 27 January 1882) was a Scottish toxicologist and physician who served as president of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1838 and 1846), as...
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William Edmond Logan
Sir William Edmond Logan FRSE FRS FGS (20 April 1798 – 22 June 1875) was a Scottish-Canadian geologist.Logan was born in Montreal, Lower Canada (now Quebec), and educated at the High School in Edinbur...
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George Aitken Clark Hutchison
Sir George Aitken Clark Hutchison (6 July 1873 – 22 December 1928) was a Scottish Unionist who served as the Member of Parliament for Midlothian and Peebles Northern from 1922 to 1923, and from ...
Alexander Fleming
Sir Alexander Fleming, FRSE, FRS, FRCS(Eng) (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) was a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. He wrote many articles on bacteriology, immunology, an...
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Alexander Walker II
Sir Alexander Walker II (1869–1950) was the younger grandson of John ‘Johnnie’ Walker. He and his brother, George Paterson Walker, took the control of the company after the death of their father Alexa...
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Charles Fraser (businessman)
Sir Charles Annand Fraser KCVO WS DL (born 16 October 1928) is a Scottish businessman and former Chairman, Lothian and Borders Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise network.
The son of the Ver...
William Borthwick, 1st Lord Borthwick
Sir William Borthwick, 1st Lord Borthwick (born after 1411 – died c. 1458) was a Scottish peer and ambassador.Borthwick was the eldest son of Sir William Borthwick 'the younger', 2nd feudal baron of B...
Aulay MacAulay of Ardincaple
Sir Aulay MacAulay of Ardincaple (died 1617) was a Scottish laird, knight, clan chief, and a shire commissioner. He was the son and heir of Walter MacAulay Ardincaple, who was the laird of Ardincaple ...
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William de Graham
Sir William de Graham was a knight who accompanied King David I on his journey north to claim the Scottish crown in 1128. He is the first Graham known in Scotland, and thus a founder of Clan Graham. ...
Graeme Catto
Sir Graeme Robertson Dawson Catto LLD, DSc, MD, FRSE, Hon FRCSE, FRCP(Lon), FRCGP, FFPM, FMedSci FKC (born 24 April 1945) is a Scottish doctor who was President, later Chair, of the General Medical Co...
Alexander Cairncross (economist)
Sir Alexander Kirkland "Alec" Cairncross KCMG FBA FRSE (11 February 1911 – 21 October 1998) was a British economist. He was the brother of the spy John Cairncross and father of journalist Frances Cair...
John Anderson (colonial administrator)
Sir John Anderson, GCMG, KCB, JP (23 June 1858 – 24 March 1918) was a Scottish colonial administrator, who was once the Governor of Ceylon and Governor of Straits Settlements.
He was the only son ...
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Sir James Dalrymple, 1st Baronet
Sir James Dalrymple, 1st Baronet (1650 – May 1719) was a Scottish writer who served as the Principal Clerk of Session. He was the son of the jurist James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair (1619–1695). He ...
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Alistair MacFarlane
Professor Sir Alistair George James MacFarlane (born 9 May 1931) CBE FRS FRSE is a British electrical engineer; leading academic; past Principal and Vice Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburg...
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Thomas Smith (barrister)
Sir Thomas Broun Smith, QC, FBA, FRSE (3 December 1915 – 15 October 1988) was a lawyer, soldier and academic.
Smith was the son of John Smith, DL, JP, and Agnes Smith. He married in 1940, Ann Doro...
Peter Heatly
Sir Peter Heatly, CBE, DL (born 9 June 1924) is a retired Scottish diver and former Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation.Born in Leith, Heatly was educated at Leith Academy and studied engine...
George Campbell (1824–1892)
Sir George Campbell, KCSI (1824 – 18 February 1892) was a Scottish Liberal Party politician and Indian administrator.Campbell was born in 1824, the eldest son of Sir George Campbell, of Edenwood, whos...
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Alexander Biggam
Major-General Sir Alexander Gordon Biggam KBE CB FRSE FRCPE FRCP (14 April 1888, Stranraer - 22 March 1963) was a Scottish physician and soldier who served as Director of Study of Edinburgh Post-Gradu...
Patrick Geddes
Sir Patrick Geddes FRSE (2 October 1854 – 17 April 1932) was a Scottish biologist, sociologist, geographer, philanthropist and pioneering town planner (see List of urban theorists). He is known for hi...
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James MacGill
Sir James MacGill of Nether Rankeillour, Fife (died 1579) was a Scottish courtier.Sworn of the Privy Council by Mary, Queen of Scots in 1561, he became her Lord Clerk Register (Keeper of the Scots Roy...