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Famous Poets from Scotland

List of notable or famous poets from Scotland, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in Scotland and even some popular poets who immigrated to Scotland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Scottish poets then this list is the perfect resource for you. These poets are sorted alphabetically, and information about each well-known poet from Scotland is included when available.

List contains people like Robert Louis Stevenson, Edwin Morgan.

This historic poets from Scotland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Scottish poets of note?" and "Who are the most famous poets from Scotland?" These prominent poets of Scotland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Scottish poets.

Use this list of renowned Scottish poets to discover some new poets that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (30 items)
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  1. 1
    about... Born: 1712
    Age: Died at 82 (1712-1794)
    Profession: Poet, Writer
    Died: 1794
  2. 2
    about... Born: 1765
    Age: Died at 64 (1765-1829)
    Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Writer
    Died: 1829
  3. 3
    about... Born: 1955
    Age: age 59
    Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Author, Writer
    Institution: University of Liverpool
  4. 4
    about... Born: 1973
    Age: age 41
    Birthplace: Paisley, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Author
  5. 5
    about... Born: 1963
    Age: age 51
    Birthplace: Dundee, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Journalist, Organist
  6. 6
    about... Born: 1920
    Age: Died at 90 (1920-2010)
    Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Lecturer, Writer
    Institution: University of Glasgow
    Died: 2010
    Cause Of Death: Pneumonia

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