List of Famous people with last name Elphinstone
Mary Frances Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, Lady Elphinstone DCVO, was a maternal aunt and godparent of Elizabeth II.
Alexander Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Elphinstone (1511-1547) was a Scottish landowner.
Alexander Elphinstone, 4th Lord Elphinstone (1552-1638), was a Scottish courtier, landowner, and Lord Treasurer
Robert Elphinstone, 3rd Lord Elphinstone (1530-1602) was a Scottish landowner and courtier.
Sidney Herbert Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, 16th Lord Elphinstone and 2nd Baron Elphinstone, was a Scottish nobleman.
John Elphinstone, also known as John Elphinston, was a senior British naval officer who worked closely with the Russian Navy after 1770, with approval from the Admiralty, during the period of naval reform under Russian Empress Catherine II. Together with the Scottish-born Samuel Greig, or Samuil Karlovich Greig, as he was known in Russia, and Admiral Sir Charles Knowles, Elphinstone was a member of the naval staff, headed by Count Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, which, though it lacked naval experience, was able to defeat the Turkish fleet at the Battle of Chesma Bay, near Chios Island, off the far western coast of Turkey.
Major General Sir Howard Craufurd Elphinstone, was a British Army officer and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.