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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

    Born: 1712
    Profession: Poet, Writer
    Died: 1794
    Alison Cockburn : see more

  2. 2

    Born: 1765
    Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Writer
    Died: 1829
    Anne Bannerman : see more

  3. 3

    Born: 1955
    Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Author, Writer
    Institution: University of Liverpool
    Carol Ann Duffy : see more

  4. 4

    Born: 1973
    Birthplace: Paisley, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Author
    Colin Galbraith : see more

  5. 5

    Born: 1963
    Birthplace: Dundee, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Journalist, Organist
    Don Paterson : see more

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