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About Robert Burns
Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist known as the national poet of Scotland and one of the pioneers of the Romantic Movement. Some of his well known works include A Red, Red Rose, To a Louse, The Battle of Sherramuir and Ae Fond Kiss. In 2009, he was voted the greatest Scot in a vote organized by STV.
He was the eldest of seven children born to Agnes Broun and William Burnes. He fathered his first child, Elizabeth in 1785 with his mother's servant Elizabeth Paton. He married Jean Armour in 1788 and fathered nine children with her.
His song Scots Wha Hae served as the unofficial national anthem of Scotland for centuries.
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Famous quotes by Robert Burns
Dare to be honest and fear no labor.Robert Burns
Robert Burns' Popularity
Robert Burns was a famous Scottish poet, who was born on January 25, 1759. As a person born on this date, Robert Burns is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (January 25).
People born on January 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Robert Burns is the 197th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Robert Burns' birthday, Robert Burns is the 14th most famous Scottish.
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