Compton Mackenzie

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Sir Compton Mackenzie
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Born Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie
17 Januar 1883(1883-01-17)
West Hartlepool, County Durham, Ingland, UK
Died 30 November 1972(1972-11-30) (aged 89)
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Cause o daith
Naitural causes
Restin place
Barra, Scotland, UK
Thrift Scots croquet player, actor, broadcaster, writer and political activist
Years active 1907–1971
Notable wirk(s) Whisky Galore
The Monarch of the Glen
Hame toun Barra
Hauf-marrae(s) Faith Stone (1905–60; her death)
Christine McSween (1962–63; her daith)
Lillian McSween (1965–1972; his daith)
Relatives Fay Compton (sister)
Viola Compton (sister)
Henry Compton (grandfaither)

Sir Compton Mackenzie, OBE (17 Januar 1883 – 30 November 1972) wis a Scots writer o feection, biografie, histories an a memoir, as well as a cultural commentator, raconteur an lifelang Scots naitionalist. He wis ane o the co-foonders in 1928 o the Scots Naitional Pairty alang wi Hugh MacDiarmid, RB Cunninghame Graham an John MacCormick. He wis knichtit in 1952.