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A listing of inventors and discovers born in the country of Scotland-UK. In 2006, the population of United Kingdom was estimated to be 60,609,153  Scotland is located in Western Europe, between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France. Internet users 37.8 million and country code uk.
 
Inventor: John Logie Baird
John Logie Baird portrait courtesy IEEE History Center
Criteria: First to invent.
Birth: August 13, 1888 in Helensburgh, Argyll, Scotland.
Death: June 14, 1946 in Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex, England
Nationality: Scottish
 
Inventor: Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell photo courtesy www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca
Invention: telephone in 1876
Birth: March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: August 2, 1922, at Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality: Scottish
 
Inventor: Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie photo courtesy Carnegie Corporation of New York
Contribution; steel industry pioneer
Birth: November 25, 1835 in Dunfermline, Scotland
Death: August 11, 1919 in Lenox, Massachusetts
Nationality: Scottish
 
Inventor: John Boyd Dunlop
John Dunlop portrait courtesy Famous Scots
Invention: pneumatic tire in 1887
Birth: February 5, 1840 in Dreghorn, North Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: October 23, 1921 in Duplin, Ireland
Nationality: Scottish John Dunlop portrait courtesy Famous Scots
 
Inventor: Alexander Fleming  (Sir)
Portrait of Alexander Fleming courtesy Chemical Industries Association
Career: author, biologist and pharmacologist.
Birth: August 6,1881 in East Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: March 11, 1955 in London, England
Nationality: Scottish
 
Inventor: James Watt
James Watt image courtesy www.tartans.com
Invention; steam engine improvements
Birth: January 19, 1736, in Greenock, Scotland
Death: August 19, 1819 in Heathfield, England
Nationality: Scottish
 

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An extensive source about Scotland's people, places, history, culture and traditions.
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