Authors Born in Scotland

1
Robert Burns (1759-1796)
2
Emily Shakarji, 33
3
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)
4
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
5
Carol Ann Duffy, 67
6
JM Barrie (1860-1937)
7
GS Fraser (1915-1980)
8
Mama Reid, 30
9
David Butler (1927-2006)
10
Grant Morrison, 63
11
Chloe Elliott, 32
12
Gillian McKeith, 63
13
Walter Scott (1771-1832)
14
Matt Tucker, 46
15
Jess Smith, 74
16
Amy Bell, 30
17
Estelle Maskame, 25
18
Gillian Philip, 58
19
Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932)
20
Joan Lingard (1932-2022)
21
Allan Ramsay (1686-1758)
22
Graham Hancock, 72
23
Sophie Cooke, 46
24
Ian Rankin, 62
25
Hunter Davies, 87
26
Karen McCombie, 59
27
James Morton, 31
28
Mark Millar, 53
29
Craig Johnson, 29
30
Irvine Welsh, 64
31
Jackie Kay, 61
32
John Byrne, 83
33
James Thomson (1700-1748)
34
Eric Temple Bell (1883-1960)
35
Robert Fergusson (1750-1774)
36
Norman MacCaig (1910-1996)
37
Paul John Ferris, 59
38
Armando Iannucci, 59
39
Sorley MacLean (1911-1996)
40
Helen Adam (1909-1933)
41
Sheila Walsh, 66
42
Philip Kerr (1956-2018)
43
Edwin Morgan (1920-2010)
44
Catherine MacPhail (1946-2021)
45
AJ Cronin (1896-1981)
46
Val McDermid, 67
47
John Barr (1809-1889)
48
Gilbert Adair (1944-2011)