Authors Born in Scotland

1
Robert Burns (1759-1796)
2
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)
3
Emily Shakarji, 31
4
Mama Reid, 28
5
GS Fraser (1915-1980)
6
Carol Ann Duffy, 65
7
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
8
JM Barrie (1860-1937)
9
Gillian McKeith, 61
10
David Butler (1927-2006)
11
Grant Morrison, 61
12
Walter Scott (1771-1832)
13
Gillian Philip, 56
14
Matt Tucker, 44
15
Estelle Maskame, 23
16
Chloe Elliott, 31
17
Jess Smith, 72
18
Mark Millar, 51
19
Karen McCombie, 57
20
Ian Rankin, 61
21
Hunter Davies, 85
22
Amy Bell, 29
23
John Byrne, 81
24
Irvine Welsh, 62
25
James Morton, 29
26
Sophie Cooke, 45
27
Val McDermid, 65
28
James Thomson (1700-1748)
29
Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932)
30
Eric Temple Bell (1883-1960)
31
Edwin Morgan (1920-2010)
32
Armando Iannucci, 57
33
Jackie Kay, 59
34
Robert Fergusson (1750-1774)
35
Sheri Scott, 34
36
Thomas Campbell (1777-1844)
37
James Boswell (1740-1795)
38
William Sydney Graham (1918-1986)
39
Graham Hancock, 70
40
Norman MacCaig (1910-1996)
41
Kate Davies, 47
42
Helen Adam (1909-1933)
43
Andrew Lang (1844-1912)
44
John Barr (1809-1889)
45
Paul John Ferris, 57
46
James Bruce (1730-1794)
47
Iain Banks (1954-2013)
48
Catherine MacPhail, 75