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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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James Dewar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 81 (1842-1923)
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Alexander Fleming is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 74 (1881-1955)
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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Knotblackhawk added Dec. at 75 (1847-1922)
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John Boyd Dunlop is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 81 (1840-1921)
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James Watt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Knotblackhawk added Dec. at 83 (1736-1819)
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John Loudon Mcadam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Knotblackhawk added John Loudon Mcadam
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Charles Macintosh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 77 (1766-1843)
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John Logie Baird is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 58 (1888-1946)
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William Playfair is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 64 (1759-1823)
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William Thomson, 1st Baron Kel... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 83 (1824-1907)
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James Black is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 86 (1924-2010)
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James Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 72 (1811-1883)
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Sandford Fleming is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 88 (1827-1915)
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Thomas McCall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Thomas McCall Dec. at 70 (1834-1904)
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Robert Stirling is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 88 (1790-1878)
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James Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
James Chalmers Dec. at 71 (1782-1853)
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John Aitken is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 80 (1839-1919)
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David Brewster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 87 (1781-1868)
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Dugald Clark is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dugald Clark Dec. at 78 (1854-1932)
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James Bowman Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 63 (1799-1862)
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David Bruce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
David Bruce Dec. at 76 (1855-1931)
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Ian Donald is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 77 (1910-1987)
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John MacGregor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 67 (1825-1892)
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Robert Davidson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Robert Davidson Dec. at 90 (1804-1894)
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Sir William Fergusson, 1st Bar... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Scottish Inventors List
Dec. at 69 (1808-1877)