Robert Burns, also known familiarly as Rabbie Burns, was a Scottish poet and lyricist.
Born : 25 January 1759.
Alloway, United Kingdom
He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland
21 July 1796, Dumfries, United Kingdom
James Glencairn Burns, Maxwell Burns
William Burnes, Agnes Broun
he wrote lyrics and songs in Scots and in English.
Burns is generally classified as a proto-Romantic poet.
Burns had a significant influence on Alexander McLachlan
Burns became the "people's poet" of Russia.
The Soviet Union was the first country in the world to honour Burns with a commemorative stamp