John Mackintosh (historian)
John Mackintosh (1833–1907) was a Scottish historian.
The son of William Mackintosh, a soldier, he was born at Aberdeen on 9 November 1833, and was educated at Botriphinie parish school in Banffshire. At an early period he set up in Aberdeen as stationer and newsagent.
Self-taught in Scottish history, Mackintosh published:
- History of Civilisation in Scotland, four volumes 1878 to 1888, with a new edition appearing 1892–6.
- The Story of Scotland (1890),
- History of the Valley of the Dee (1895)
- Historical Earls and Earldoms (1898).