Famous Scots

Can you name the Famous Scots?

What They DidNameDates
Architect of many fine buildings. 1728-1792
Started the first TV station in the world1888-1946
Author of Peter Pan1860-1937
Inventor of the telephone1847-1922
Invented the kaleidoscope1781-1868
Thief and inspiration for Jekyll and Hyde? -1788
Author of The Thirty-Nine Steps1875-1940
Moderator of Church of Scotland in 15671506-1582
Scotland's most celebrated poet1759-1796
Shipping Magnate and Art Collector1861-1958
Philosopher & historian in Victorian times1759-1881
The railway, iron and steel tycoon1835-1919
From Church of Scotland to Free Church1780-1847
The Greatest Bond Ever1930-
The shipyard worker and comedian1942-
What They DidNameDates
New Lanark Cotton Mills Owner1739-1806
Inventor of the vacuum flask1842-1923
Botanist and explorer1799-1834
Wrote Sherlock Holmes1859-1930
Defeated the Dutch navy at Camperdown1731-1804
Established famous Rubber Company1840-1921
Soccer Manager European Champions x 21942-
Discoverer of penicillin1881-1955
Bonnie Dundee (Viscount)1648-1689
Commander of British forces 1914-181861-1928
4th Earl of Bothwell1536-1578
The first king of both Scotland and England1566-1625
America's first naval hero1747-1792
First King of Alba?-858AD
Scotlands First Minister 20101954-
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