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

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Alan Stevenson FRSE MInstCE was a Scottish lighthouse engineer who was Engineer to the Board of Northern Lighthouses. Among his notable works is the Skerryvore Lighthouse. A member of the famous Stevenson family of engineers, eldest son of Robert Stevenson, and brother of David and Thomas Stevenson, between 1843 and 1853 he built thirteen lighthouses in and around Scotland. The writer Robert Louis Stevenson was the son of Thomas and thus the nephew of Alan Stevenson. He is buried in the Stevenson family plot in New Calton Cemetery. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 58 (1807-1865)

Birthplace: Scotland

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Alexander Kennedy Smith was a Scottish/Australian engineer and former Mayor of Melbourne. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 57 (1824-1881)

Birthplace: Scotland

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Benjamin Hall Blyth FRSE, often called Benjamin Blyth II, was a Scottish civil engineer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 68 (1849-1917)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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David Alan Stevenson was a lighthouse engineer who built twenty six lighthouses in and around Scotland. Born into the famous Stevenson family of lighthouse engineers, son of David Stevenson, brother of Charles Stevenson, and nephew of Thomas Stevenson, he was educated at Edinburgh University. Between 1885 and 1886 he built three lighthouses with his uncle, and over the following 50 years, built a further 23 with his brother. His cousin was Robert Louis Stevenson, and grandfather was Robert Stevenson. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 84 (1854-1938)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories, United Kingdom, Scotland

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