List of people from Edinburgh

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This list contains famous or notable people who were either born, residents, or otherwise closely associated with the City of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Architecture[edit]

Arts[edit]

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Medicine, science and engineering[edit]

Military[edit]

Royalty[edit]

Scottish Enlightenment Figures[edit]

Sports[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC News - Connery: Bond and beyond - 21 December 1999 - [1]
  2. ^ Edinburgh Evening News - I won't say goodnight yet . . - 4 November 2006 - [2]
  3. ^ Edinburgh Evening News - Leslie plots his comeback in the jungle - 16 October 2006
  4. ^ CNN - Q&A: Ian Rankin - posted 4 October 2006 - accessed 15 November 2006 - "I came here in 1978 to go to university "
  5. ^ Collinson, Patrick. "Rub shoulders with Brucie for £4.3m, or Tony for £7,250". Guardian Unlimited, 26 April 2005. Accessed 21 March 2006.
  6. ^ The Scotsman - The JK Rowling story - Stephen McGinty - 16 June 2003
  7. ^ [3] - Rosalind Gibb and John Gibson - 10 October 2006
  8. ^ BBC News - Obituary: Dame Muriel Spark - 15 April 2006
  9. ^ Dictionary of Canadian Biography - Alexander Graham Bell
  10. ^ John Napier Biography University of St Andrews School of Mathematics and Statistics website - Accessed 15 November 2006
  11. ^ Sir James Young Simpson - The Institute of Geography, University of Edinburgh - Accessed 15 November 2006
  12. ^ University of Dundee Website - Lecture Theatre renamed in honour of D'arcy Thompson - 14 March 2006
  13. ^ Princeton Companion entry

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