Dumfries and Galloway Hall of Fame
The most famous person connected to Dumfries and Galloway is Robert Burns ... but there are other claims to fame to be made by the south west of Scotland:
James Matthew Barrie
Playwright and novelist best known for Peter Pan.
Robert The Bruce
Arguably the most famous Scotsman of all time.
Scottish poet and writer of traditional Scottish songs.
Scottish essayist, historian and influential social critic.
Formula 1 racing driver from Twynholm.
Writer inspired by Galloway landscape.
Founder of a great banking movement.
A missionary who died for her beliefs.
Scottish singer-songwriter and record producer.
Actor currently starring in "Outlander".
John Paul Jones
Upheld ideals of liberty and independence .
Jessie Marion King
Artist best known for her book illustrations.
Actor most famous for 'Dad's Army'.
James Clerk Maxwell
Scientist acclaimed as the father of modern physics.
The Bard of Galloway - an incomparable poet.
Private physician to Catherine the Great.
Scottish Civil Engineer.
The Wicker Man
Filmed on location in Dumfries & Galloway.
Singer with Stiltskin and in Genesis 1996 to 1998.
If you feel that we have missed someone out - send us information on that person and we will consider it for inclusion in these pages.