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16 December 2013There are only two weeks left to submit nominations for your chosen historic figure to receive a Commemorative Plaque to mark the Year of Natural Scotland.
|Dudley D Watkins||Dundee based cartoonist for DC Thomson|
|John Logie Baird||Television pioneer and inventor|
|Archibald Findlay||Fife potato geneticist, father of 75% of modern crop|
|Donnchadh Bàn Mac an t-Saoir||Gaelic poet|
|Louis Dickson||Bo’ness cinematographer and film pioneer|
|Adam Christie||Sculptor and artist from Shetland|
|Louisa Stevenson and Christian Guthrie Wright||Founders of Queen Margaret College and Edinburgh School of Cookery and leaders in social equality movement|
|Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell||Scottish Colourist’ of the late 19th century|
|Norman McLaren||Experimental filmmaker and electronic music pioneer|
|Hamish MacCunn||One of Scotland’s outstanding composers|
|Francis (Fra) Newbery||Former Head of the Glasgow School of Art|
|James Watt||Steam pioneer|
|Twitter:||@welovehistory ; @edinburghcastle ; @ScottishTen|
|Blogs:||Stirling Castle: http://www.stirlingcastle.gov.uk/blog/
Edinburgh Castle: http://blog.edinburghcastle.gov.uk/
Climate Change: http://climatechangeblog.historic-scotland.gov.uk/
Year of Natural Scotland: http://yearofnatural.historic-scotland.gov.uk
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