Rob Roy MacGregor
publication date: Monday, July 22, 2013 (part of Summer 2013)
clue: He's been many things: A criminal, a folk hero, a town in Iowa, an operetta, a whiskey drink, and Liam Neeson.
explanation: MacGregor was a Scottish outlaw who became a folk hero, inspiring a operetta and a 1995 movie starring Neeson. His descendants settled in MacGregor, Iowa. The drink "Rob Roy" is named for him. more…