Famous Scottish Men

The Most Famous Scottish Men

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
John MuirApril 21, 1838American, ScottishJohn Muir was a famous American naturalist, author and an advocate of wildlife preservation
Gordon RamsayNovember 8, 1966British, ScottishGordon Ramsay is a British celebrity chef
James McAvoyApril 21, 1979ScottishJames McAvoy is a well-known Scottish actor
Connor BallMarch 15, 1996ScottishConnor Ball is an Scottish bassist and a member of the band 'The Vamps'
David ByrneMay 14, 1952American, ScottishDavid Byrne is an Academy Award winning musician who founded the new wave band Talking Heads
George StephenJune 5, 1829Canadian, British, ScottishGeorge Stephen was a Canadian, Scottish born businessman who played the prominent role in the construction of Canadian Pacific Railway
Thomas DohertyApril 21, 1995ScottishThomas Doherty is a Scottish actor known for his role in Disney's ‘Descendants 2.’
Gerard ButlerNovember 13, 1969ScottishGerard Butler is an acclaimed Scottish film and television actor, who achieved a career breakthrough with his iconic role in the film ‘300’
Peter CapaldiApril 14, 1958ScottishPeter Capaldi is a Scottish actor, director, and writer known for his role in the series ‘Doctor Who.’
David LivingstoneMarch 19, 1813British, ScottishDavid Livingstone was a Scottish missionary, doctor and an explorer in Africa
Tom Conti

Tom Conti

Tom Conti is one of the most popular Scottish actors of the 20th century

ScottishNovember 22, 1941138 views

Kirkpatrick Macmillan

Kirkpatrick Macmillan was a Scottish blacksmith who invented the modern bicycle

John Rennie the Elder

John Rennie was a Scottish civil engineer famous for building canals, harbours, and bridges

ScottishJune 7, 1761125 views

David I of Scotland

David I was a 12th century king who ruled over Scotland from 1124-1153

Scottish108388 views

John Napier

John Napier was a Scottish mathematician and physicist best known as the inventor of logarithms

Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is a Rhodesian-born Scottish author and a Medical Law professor

ScottishAugust 24, 1948127 views

Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler is an acclaimed Scottish film and television actor, who achieved a career breakthrough with his iconic role in the film ‘300’

ScottishNovember 13, 1969182 views

Alan Hansen

Alan Hansen is a Scottish former football player and football and sports analyst

ScottishJune 13, 1955122 views

Dougray Scott

Dougray Scott is a Scottish actor known for his role in the film ‘Mission: Impossible 2’

ScottishNovember 26, 1965109 views

Connor Ball

Connor Ball is an Scottish bassist and a member of the band 'The Vamps'

ScottishMarch 15, 1996298 views