Scotland has a rich legacy of fine writers, and although some of them may not get the same attention as Robert Burns or Sir Walter Scott, they are equally as interesting and enjoyable.
Here is an alphabetical list which may contain your favourite.
Who are the Scots?
Sir Alexander Fleming
(1881 - 1955)
Born in Ayrshire, discovered Penicillin, the world's first antibiotic drug, from a mould growing in a bacterial culture. In 1944 Fleming was knighted. He also received the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1945. He continued his research in the First world War and in 1919 became Professor at the Royal College of Surgeons