1 Nelson Mandela:

The South African ANC leader was presented with the honour in 1993 in a cermony at the City Chambers.

2 Jim Watt: The Glasgow-born boxer was lightweight world champion and awarded the honour in 1981.

3 Billy Connolly: The Big Yin is the last person to be honoured, four years ago.

4 Sir Alex Ferguson: Govan-born football manager became a Glasgow Freeman in 1999.

5 Kenny Dalglish: The former Celtic and Liverpool star received the honour in 1986

6 Aung San Suu Kyi: The city recognised the work of the leader of the National League for Democracy in Burma.

7 Marie Curie: The Polish scientist famous for her work on radioactivity.

8 Ramsay MacDonald: Britain's first Labour Prime Minister came from Lossiemouth.

9 Sir William Burrell: The shipping merchant left his art collection to the city.

10 Harry McShane: A colleague of John Maclean, he was a lifelong socialist and Labour activist.