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...
Gilbert de la Hay
Sir Gilbert de la Hay (died April 1333), fifth feudal baron of Errol in Gowrie, was Lord High Constable of Scotland from 1309 (hereditary in 1314).He was a supporter of King Robert I of Scotland and c...
Innes Ireland
Robert McGregor Innes Ireland (12 June 1930 – 22 October 1993), was a British military officer, engineer, and motor racing driver. He was a larger-than-life character who, according to a rival team b...
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James Cunningham, 14th Earl of Glencairn
James Cunningham, 14th Earl of Glencairn (1 June 1749 – 30 January 1791) was a Scottish nobleman, soldier and patron of Rabbie Burns.
James the second son of William, 13th Earl, was born in Kilmac...
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George Buchanan
George Buchanan (Scottish Gaelic: Seòras Bochanan; February 1506 – 28 September 1582) was a Scottish historian and humanist scholar. Brown says that Buchanan was "the most profound intellectual s...
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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 ...
List of Scottish Victoria Cross recipients
The following people are Scottish recipients of the Victoria Cross.
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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...
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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Norman Magnus MacLeod of MacLeod
Norman Magnus MacLeod of MacLeod, (27 July 1839 – 5 November 1929) was the 26th chief of Clan MacLeod.
Norman Magnus MacLeod of MacLeod was born on 27 July 1839. He was the eldest son of Nor...
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Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch
General Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch, GCB, GCMG, GCTE (19 October 1748 – 18 December 1843) was a Scottish aristocrat, politician and British Army officer. After his education at Oxford, he inheri...
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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 ...
John Munro, 4th of Newmore
John Munro, 4th of Newmore represented the county of Ross in parliament from 1733 to 1734. John Munro was a great-grandson of Sir George Munro, 1st of Newmore and continued his family's political and ...
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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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Donald Macpherson
Lt-Col Donald Macpherson of Gaskmore and Kingston was an army officer who fought in the American Revolution, the War of 1812 and who raised a regiment of Clansmen from Scotland at his own expense to f...
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...
Thomas Tupper Carter-Campbell of Possil
Colonel Thomas Tupper Carter-Campbell of Possil (15 September 1838 – 14 January 1900) was a British soldier.
Thomas Tupper Carter was born on 15 September 1838, the third son of Admiral John Carte...
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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...
Richard Maitland, 4th Earl of Lauderdale
Richard Maitland, 4th Earl of Lauderdale (20 June 1653, Haltoun House – 1695, Paris, France) was a Scottish politician.
He was the eldest son of Charles Maitland, 3rd Earl of Lauderdale and his sp...