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Rob Roy MacGregor

1671 - 1734

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Robert Roy MacGregor (Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart Ruadh MacGriogair; baptised 7 March 1671 – died 28 December 1734) was a Scottish outlaw, who later became a folk hero. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rob Roy MacGregor has received more than 1,692,343 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Rob Roy MacGregor is the 3,677th most popular politician (up from 3,767th in 2019), the 802nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 862nd in 2019) and the 143rd most popular Politician.

Rob Roy MacGregor is most famous for his exploits as a cattle thief and smuggler, and for his role in the Jacobite uprisings of 1715 and 1745.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Rob Roy MacGregor ranks 3,677 out of 15,577Before him are Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Antiochus IX Cyzicenus, Tetisheri, Frederick of Naples, Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, and Prince Charles, Count of Flanders. After him are Sima Shi, Arsaces I of Parthia, Lucilla, Ahmose, Egils Levits, and Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1671, Rob Roy MacGregor ranks 6Before him are Tomaso Albinoni, John Law, Frederick IV of Denmark, Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth. After him are Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen, Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I, Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Johann Christoph Bach. Among people deceased in 1734, Rob Roy MacGregor ranks 2Before him is Georg Ernst Stahl. After him are Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Richard Cantillon, James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, Sebastiano Ricci, Giovanni Ceva, Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham, Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, Johann Conrad Dippel, Domenico Trezzini, and James Thornhill.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Rob Roy MacGregor ranks 802 out of 7,765Before him are David Cameron (1966), Bernard Cornwell (1944), Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689), John Vane (1927), Wentworth Miller (1972), and Edgar F. Codd (1923). After him are Francis Hutcheson (1694), David McCallum (1933), Oliver Smithies (1925), Prince John of the United Kingdom (1905), Rodney Robert Porter (1917), and Edward Burne-Jones (1833).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Rob Roy MacGregor ranks 143Before him are Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (1430), John Balliol (1249), James Macpherson (1736), Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902), Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton (1850), and David Cameron (1966). After him are Philip Noel-Baker (1889), Denis Thatcher (1915), Malcolm III of Scotland (1031), Joseph Chamberlain (1836), Malcolm IV of Scotland (1141), and Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764).