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...
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...
Mackintosh of Borlum
Brigadier William Mackintosh, Laird of Borlum (1658–1743) usually known as Mackintosh of Borlum was a leader of the Jacobite rising of 1715 and a member of the Clan Mackintosh.The leader of the ...
Robert Sempill
Robert Sempill (the elder) (c. 1530–1595), Scottish ballad-writer, was in all probability a cadet of illegitimate birth of the noble house of Sempill or Semple.Very little is known of Sempill's ...
Charles Douglas, 5th Lord Mordington
Charles Douglas, 5th Lord Mordington (d. after 1746), son of George Douglas, 4th Lord Mordington by his wife Catherine née Lauder, was a Jacobite.He went to sea when he was young and did not return to...
Duncan Carter-Campbell of Possil
Lieutenant Colonel Duncan Maclachlan Carter-Campbell of Possil (8th of Possil) OBE (1911–1990), son of Major-General George Tupper Campbell Carter-Campbell C.B., D.S.O, was a British Army Colonel dur...
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David I Strathbogie, Earl of Atholl
David I Strathbogie (died 6 August 1270) was the first of the Strathbogie Earls of Atholl.David was the son of John de Strathbogie and Ada, suo jure Countess of Atholl.He died at Tunis (or Carthage) i...
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Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside
Field Marshal William Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside GCB, CMG, DSO (6 May 1880 – 22 September 1959) was a British military commander, who served as Chief of the Imperial General Staff d...
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John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel
John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, 2nd Baron Maltravers jure matris, also called John de Arundel (30 November 1364 – 14 August 1390), of Buckland, Surrey, was the son of John FitzAlan, 1st Baron ...
Dugald Carmichael
Dugald Carmichael (born 1772 in Stronacraoibh, Lismore Island, died 1827 in Appin) was a Scottish botanist and officer in the 72nd Highlanders. He is known as the "Father of Marine Botany". The plant...
John Munro, 9th of Teaninich
General John Munro of the H.E.I.C.S, 9th of Teaninich was a Scottish/British soldier and statesman who had great success in India.
John Munro was born in June 1778, second son of Captain James Mun...
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Robert Munro, 14th Baron of Foulis
Robert Munro, 14th Baron of Foulis (died 8 September 1547) was a Scottish soldier and clan chief of the Highland Clan Munro. He was seated at Foulis Castle. Although he is traditionally the 14th Baron...
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Benjamin Blyth II
Benjamin Hall Blyth FRSE (25 May 1849 – 13 May 1917), often called Benjamin Blyth II, was a Scottish civil engineer.
Blyth, who was born in St Cuthbert's Parish, Edinburgh, was the eldest o...
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Hugh Douglas, Earl of Ormonde
Hugh Douglas, Earl of Ormonde (died 1455) was a Scottish Soldier and nobleman, a member of the powerful Black Douglases.He was the fourth son of James the Gross, 7th Earl of Douglas and his wife Beatr...
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Sir Archibald Murray, 3rd Baronet
Sir Archibald Murray of Blackbarony, 3rd Baronet (died before 28 May 1700), was a Scottish soldier and Gentleman.He was the son of Sir Alexander Murray, 2nd Baronet of Blackbarony, Sheriff of Peebless...
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Ralph Camroux Morris
Colonel Randolph "Ralph" Camroux Morris (1894-19 December 1977, London) was a British Army officer and hunter-naturalist who was born in India. A pioneer of wildlife conservation in India, he also rep...
George Preston
George Preston (c. 1659 – 1748) was a Scottish army officer, known for his involvement in the Jacobite uprisings.
He was the second son of George Preston, sixth of Valleyfield, who was created a b...
Simon Fraser (d. 1306)
Sir Simon Fraser of Oliver and Neidpath, Knight Banneret fought in the Wars of Scottish Independence.
Simon Fraser was born in Peebleshire (now Tweeddale), where the Clan Fraser was dominant and h...
Sir Charles Ross, 9th Baronet
Sir Charles Henry Augustus Frederick Lockhart Ross, 9th Baronet (4 April 1872 – 29 June 1942) was a Scottish inventor and commercial entrepreneur who invented the innovative and often controvers...
Alexander Gibb
Brigadier-General Sir Alexander Gibb GBE CB FRS (12 February 1872 – 21 January 1958) was a Scottish civil engineer.Gibb was born in Broughty Ferry, Dundee, the son of the civil engineer, Alexander Eas...
Philip Mowbray
Sir Philip Mowbray or Philip de Mowbray was a Scottish gentleman and Governor of Stirling Castle in the 14th century.He was the son of Sir Geoffrey Mowbray by a daughter of Red John Comyn, Justiciary ...
James Halyburton
James Halyburton (1518 – February 1589), Scottish Protestant reformer, was educated at the University of St Andrews, Fife, where he graduated MA in 1538.From 1553 to 1586 he was Provost of Dundee and ...
William Oliphant (died aft. 1313)
Sir William Oliphant (died aft. 1313), was a Scottish knight and Governor of Stirling Castle during the Wars of Scottish Independence. He switched loyalties to the English and died in a Scottish priso...
John Du Cameron
John Du Cameron was a Scottish sergeant in the French army who came back to Scotland to support Bonny Prince Charlie in The 'Forty-Five'. When the rebellion failed he took to the hills with a band of ...
Hamish Henderson
Hamish Scott Henderson, (11 November 1919 – 8 March 2002; Scottish Gaelic: Seamas MacEanraig (Seamas Mòr)) was a Scottish poet, songwriter, communist, soldier and intellectual.He has been referr...
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