Broun is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Agnes Broun, mother of the poet Robert Burns
  • Broun of Colstoun
    • Broun baronets, a branch of the Broun of Colstoun family
  • Clan Broun, a Scottish Clan name
  • Dauvit Broun, a Scottish historian
  • Peter Broun, the first Colonial Secretary of Western Australia
  • Paul Broun, US Congressman from Georgia
  • Heywood Broun, an American journalist
  • Heywood Hale Broun, an American journalist and son of Heywood Broun
  • Jeremy Broun, a British furniture designer maker
  • John Allan Broun (1817-1879), Scottish scientist who worked on magnetism in India
  • "Broun", Middle English spelling for brown
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Famous quotes containing the word broun:

    Just as every conviction begins as a whim so does every emancipator serve his apprenticeship as a crank. A fanatic is a great leader who is just entering the room.
    —Heywood Broun (1888–1939)

    The tragedy of life is not that man loses, but that he almost wins.
    —Heywood Broun (1888–1939)