Famous Scottish Inventors List

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List of famous Scottish inventors, listed loosely by relevance with photos when available. These are some of the greatest Scottish inventors that have helped make our lives easier by inventing things we use in our everyday lives. The inventions invented by each historic Scottish inventor are displayed next to the inventors name when available. These brilliant inventors from Scotland can also be sorted by various bits of information, such as what year and where the inventor was born.

A list made up of items like Sandford Fleming and James Black.

This list answers the questions "what are the names of inventors born in Scotland?" and "what is a list of smart Scottish inventors?"

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    Scotland

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    John Boyd Dunlop is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List

    John Boyd Dunlop Scotland

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    Thomas McCall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List

    Thomas McCall Scotland

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    Dugald Clark Scotland

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    David Bruce is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List

    David Bruce Scotland

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    William Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List

    William Murdoch United Kingdom

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    William Symington is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List

    William Symington Scotland

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    Robert Davidson Scotland

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    James Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List

    James Chalmers Scotland

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    John Loudon Mcadam Scottish

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