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Famous Scottish people

Scotland has produced a large number of well known people across all industries from philosophy, music, film and science. View our galleries and see how many of them you can name.

Famous Scottish actors and actresses

No need to introduce these famous faces! Did you know they were all native Scots?

Great minds: Scotland’s celebrated scientists and philosophers

Scotland's greatest minds influenced global culture and are still studied today.

Scotland’s Heroes & Heroines

Meet some of Scotland's most legendary heroes and heroines.

Scottish Sportspeople

Meet some of the shining stars of Scottish sport.