Great Scots !

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Great Scots !

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GREAT SCOTS !

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Robert Burns Scotland's most celebrated poet.

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Robert Louis Stevenson Author of such classics as "Treasure Island" and "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde".

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Walter Scott Author of novels such as "Ivanhoe" who also "invented" modern tartans.

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Alexander Graham Bell Inventor of the telephone and involved in genetics and phonetics.

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Alexander Fleming Won the Nobel prize as discoverer of penicillin.

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James Bruce A giant of a man who found the source of the Nile in Abbysinia in 1770.

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Robert the Bruce Crowned King of Scotland in 1306, he defeated the english king Edward II at Bannockburn in 1314. He is supposed to have been encouraged towards perseverance and eventual victory by watching a spider build a web in the cave in which he was hiding.

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David Livingstone African missionary and explorer.

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Jim Clark Twice world champion racing driver and won seven Grand prix races in a row, twenty-five in all, breaking the previous record of twenty-four.

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Sean Connery Regarded by some as the greatest president Scotland never had.

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Here are biographies of a growing selection of Scots who have had an influence on the world Music : Amazing Grace http://www.rampantscotland.com/famous/famous.htm

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