Who is the most notable person in Glasgow and Scotland?
The most notable people map reveals the most notable people who come from Glasgow.
A map of the most notable people in the world has been created, revealing Glasgow’s most notable person.
The study was released showing the most notable upcoming people from all parts of the world.
The study found that the most notable person in Honolulu was the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama.
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The list also revealed that Sean Connery topped the list of notable people from Edinburgh.
The most notable person to come from Scotland is Adam Smith, an economist and philosopher who was a pioneer in political economy and a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment.
So who is Glasgow’s most notable person?
Here’s everything you need to know about the Most Outstanding Person card.
How was the data collected?
Researchers from the University of Paris sought to calculate a person’s notability based on information gathered from Wikipedia to Wikidata.
Research team leader Morgane Laouénanabou wrote: “A new stream of literature aims to build the most comprehensive and accurate database of notable individuals,” wrote the research team, led by Morgane Laouenan.
“We collect a massive amount of data from different editions of Wikipedia and Wikidata.”
The data takes into account a number of different variables, for example, it looked at the average number of views for each person from 2015 to 2018, but also takes into account the length of wiki entries for each person.
Who is Glasgow’s most notable person?
Glasgow’s most notable person is listed as Gordon Brown, a British politician and the sixth post-war Prime Minister.
Brown was born in Glasgow and was leader of the Labor Party from 2007 to 2010.
Before that he was Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Blair government from 1997 to 2007. Brown was MP for Dunfermline East and Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath throughout his career.
Who else is on Glasgow’s most notable people list?
When using the map there are four different categories of notable people, these categories are culture, discovery and science, leadership or sports and games.
This makes it easier for people to see the most notable person in their hometown.
The most notable person for the culture category is listed as Mark Knopfler, a British singer-songwriter and lead guitarist and vocalist for rock band Dire Straits.
The most notable person for the discovery and science category is Niall Ferguson, a historian who writes and lectures on international history, economic and financial history, and British and American imperialism.
The most notable person for the Leadership category is Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
The most notable person for the Sports and Games category is Sir Alex Ferguson, a former football manager and player. Ferguson is best known for managing Manchester United from 1968 to 2013 and is widely regarded as the greatest football manager of all time.
Who are the most notable people in other UK cities?
The study was conducted with people around the world, including cities in the UK.
Here are some of the most notable people in the UK’s most popular cities:
- London – Charlie Chaplin
- Cardiff – Roald Dahl
- Birmingham – Ozzy Osbourne
- Manchester – JJ Thomson
- Liverpool – John Lennon
- Sheffield – Joe Cocker
- Leeds – Mel B
- York – Judi Dench
- Newcastle – Channel
- Middlesbrough-James Cook
- Edinburgh – Sean Connery