Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Grieve, Christopher Murray [pseud. Hugh MacDiarmid]locked

  • Roderick Watson


Grieve, Christopher Murray [pseud. Hugh MacDiarmid] (1892–1978), poet, writer, and cultural activist, was born on 11 August 1892 in Arkinholm Terrace at Langholm in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, the elder of two sons born to James Grieve (1863–1911), postman, the son of John Grieve...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription