Famous Welsh Leaders

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 1 Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan
Famous As: Former Secretary of State for Health
Birthdate: November 15, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tredegar, Wales
Died: July 6, 1960

Born into a working-class family, Aneurin Bevan quit school at 13 to start working at a colliery. He later won a scholarship to study in London and rose to become a Labour MP. He led the ministries of labor and health, and the left-wing of the Labour Party, the Bevanites.

 2 Greville Janner

Greville Janner
Famous As: Politician, Barrister
Birthdate: July 11, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
Died: December 19, 2015

 3 Ieuan Wyn Jones

Ieuan Wyn Jones
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales
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 4 Ranulf de Blundeville, 6th earl of Chester

Ranulf de Blundeville, 6th earl of Chester
Famous As: English noble
Birthdate: 1170 AD
Birthplace: Oswestry, Wales
Died: 1232 AD

 5 Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd

Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 1120 AD
Birthplace: Gwynedd, Wales
Died: 1170 AD

 6 Jon Owen Jones

Jon Owen Jones
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maerdy, Welsh

 7 D. A. Thomas

D. A. Thomas
Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: March 26, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ysgyborwen, Wales
Died: July 3, 1918
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 8 Ellis Wynne

Ellis Wynne
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 7, 1671
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gwynedd, Wales
Died: July 13, 1734

 9 James Thomas Walker

James Thomas Walker
Birthdate: March 20, 1841
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 18, 1923