John Galt (2 Mey 1779 – 11 Apryle 1839) wis a Scots novelist, entrepreneur, an poleetical an social commentator. Acause he wis the first novelist tae deal wi issues o the Industrial Revolution, he haes been cried the first poleetical novelist in the Inglis leid.[1]

John Galt
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Born2 Mey 1779(1779-05-02)
Irvin, Ayrshire, Scotland
Dee'd11 Apryle 1839(1839-04-11) (aged 59)
Greenock, Scotland
ThriftWriter, colonial businessman
Genrepoetry, drama, short stories, traivel writin
Notable warksAnnals of the Parish
The Chronicle of Dalmailing
SpooseElizabeth Tilloch



  1. "BBC Writing Scotland, Reformers and Radicals: A Man's a Man". Retrieved 27 September 2010.