Famous Scots from every region
From Robert the Bruce to Sean Connery and Rabbie Burns to Ewan MacGregor, the Scots have had a huge impact on the world around us. Scientists, inventors, writers, thinkers, artists, kings, queens, sports stars, actors and even the odd politician; name almost any role in life and, chances are, a Scot has made a significant contribution to the genre.
Select a region from the list below and the results will be shown below the map on the page.
- Aberdeen and Grampian »
- Angus and Dundee »
- Argyll, The Islands, Loch Lomond, Stirling and The Trossachs »
- Ayrshire and Arran »
- The Borders »
- Dumfries and Galloway »
- Edinburgh and the Lothians »
Click on the different regions to see just a few of the Scots from each region who have helped put Scotland on the map.