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List of Scots is an incomplete list of notable people from Scotland.

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Architects and master masons

Artists

Businesspersons

Composers

Criminals

Economists

Engineers and inventors

Explorers

Humorists

Military

Monarchs and royalty

Musicians

Philosophers

Physicians and medical professionals

Rulers and politicians

Scientists

Sportspersons

Television and radio personalities

Theologians, pastors and missionaries

Writers

Other notable people

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