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List of famous people who died in Scotland, with photos when available. These notable Scotland deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Scotland, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Scotland listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Scotland has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

List ranges from Jim Farry to Tom Vallance and more.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Scotland?" and "Which celebrities died in Scotland?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Scotland includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Charles Thomson Rees Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Charles Thomson Rees Wilson Died at 90 (1869-1959)

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Lord Alfred Douglas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Lord Alfred Douglas Died at 75 (1870-1945)

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James Gregory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
James Gregory Died at 37 (1638-1675)

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James Graham, 1st Marquess of ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland

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John Napier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
John Napier Died at 67 (1550-1617)

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John Knox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
John Knox Died at 58 (1514-1572)

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Thomas Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Thomas Chalmers Died at 67 (1780-1847)

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Patrick Forbes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Patrick Forbes Died at 71 (1564-1635)

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Andrew Forman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Andrew Forman Died at 56 (1465-1521)

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Archibald Campbell, 1st Marqui... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland

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Andrew Stewart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Andrew Stewart Died at 59 (1442-1501)

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Alexander Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Alexander Wilson Died at 72 (1714-1786)

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John Gray is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
John Gray Died at 68 (1866-1934)

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Alexander Henderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Alexander Henderson Died at 63 (1583-1646)

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John Paterson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
John Paterson Died at 76 (1632-1708)

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Neil Paterson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Neil Paterson Died at 79 (1916-1995)

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James Bowman Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
James Bowman Lindsay Died at 63 (1799-1862)

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Henry de Lichton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland

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Edgar McCloughry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Edgar McCloughry Died at 76 (1896-1972)

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Andrew Durie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Andrew Durie Died at 158 (1400-1558)

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George Haliburton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
George Haliburton Died at 80 (1635-1715)

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William Couper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
William Couper Died at 51 (1568-1619)

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George Durie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland

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David Panter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland

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James Law is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland

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Charles Glover Barkla is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Charles Glover Barkla Died at 67 (1877-1944)

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Robert Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Robert Stevenson Died at 78 (1772-1850)

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Keir Hardie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Keir Hardie Died at 59 (1856-1915)

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David Hume is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
David Hume Died at 65 (1711-1776)

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Marjorie Bruce is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Marjorie Bruce Died at 20 (1296-1316)

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Miriam Luby Wolfe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Miriam Luby Wolfe Died at 20 (1968-1988)

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Gretchen Joyce Dater is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Gretchen Joyce Dater Died at 20 (1968-1988)

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Nicole Elise Boulanger is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Nicole Elise Boulanger Died at 21 (1967-1988)

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Richard Anthony Cawley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
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Mark James Zwynenburg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Mark James Zwynenburg Died at 29 (1959-1988)

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Robert McGhee is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Robert McGhee Died at 67 (1929-1996)

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John Struthers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
John Struthers Died at 76 (1823-1899)

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Hans Gal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Hans Gal Died at 97 (1890-1987)

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Lyndsey Somerville is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Lyndsey Somerville Died at 10 (1978-1988)

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Edward Victor Appleton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Edward Victor Appleton Died at 73 (1892-1965)

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William Thomson, 1st Baron Kel... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin Died at 83 (1824-1907)

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Hugh MacDiarmid is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Hugh MacDiarmid Died at 86 (1892-1978)

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William Martin Cadman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
William Martin Cadman Died at 32 (1956-1988)

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Conrad Hal Waddington is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Conrad Hal Waddington Died at 70 (1905-1975)

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William John Macquorn Rankine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
William John Macquorn Rankine Died at 52 (1820-1872)

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Alexander Ogston is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Alexander Ogston Died at 85 (1844-1929)

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Robert Jameson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Robert Jameson Died at 80 (1774-1854)

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Charles Wyville Thomson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Charles Wyville Thomson Died at 52 (1830-1882)

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James Hutton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
James Hutton Died at 71 (1726-1797)

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Michael Woodruff is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Scotland
Michael Woodruff Died at 90 (1911-2001)