Compton Mackenzie

Compton Mackenzie

January 17, 1883 – November 30, 1972

Sir Compton Mackenzie, OBE (ˈkʌmptən_məˈkɛnzɪ; born Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie, 17 January 1883 – 30 November 1972) was an English-born Scottish writer of fiction, biography, histories and a memoir, as well as a cultural commentator, raconteur and lifelong Scottish nationalist. He was one of the co-founders in 1928 of the Scottish National Party along with Hugh MacDiarmid, RB Cunninghame Graham and John MacCormick. He was knighted in 1952.