Famous People From Wales
Find out more about the greatest Welsh Writers, including Roald Dahl, C. S. Lewis, T. E. Lawrence, Samuel Johnson and Dylan Thomas.
Dylan ThomasDylan Thomas
27 October 1914
Poet & Writer
Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841
Explorer

Robert OwenRobert Owen
14 May 1771
 

George HerbertGeorge Herbert
03 April 1593
Poet

Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942
Actor

Ruth JonesRuth Jones
22 September 1966
Actress
Julian CopeJulian Cope
21 October 1957
Singer-songwriter

Cerys MatthewsCerys Matthews
11 April 1969
Singer

Howard MarksHoward Marks
13 August 1945
Writer
Roy JenkinsRoy Jenkins
11 November 1920
Politician

Sarah WatersSarah Waters
21 July 1966
Novelist, Writer
David OwenDavid Owen
02 July 1938
politician, physician

Arthur MachenArthur Machen
03 March 1863
Writer

Victor SpinettiVictor Spinetti
02 September 1929
Actor

R. S. ThomasR. S. Thomas
29 March 1913
Poet

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
17 April 1621
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer
Penelope MortimerPenelope Mortimer
19 September 1918
Journalist

Richard LlewellynRichard Llewellyn
08 December 1906
Novelist

Howard SpringHoward Spring
10 February 1889
Author

Hester ThraleHester Thrale
27 January 1741
Author
Arthur SymonsArthur Symons
28 February 1865
Poet

Gwynfor EvansGwynfor Evans
01 September 1912
Politician
Dannie AbseDannie Abse
22 September 1923
Poet

Thomas PennantThomas Pennant
14 June 1726
Naturalist

Elaine MorganElaine Morgan
07 November 1920
screenwriter, columnist, author, writer, feminist
Daniel OwenDaniel Owen
20 October 1836
Novelist

Myfanwy PiperMyfanwy Piper
28 March 1911
Art Critic
John DyerJohn Dyer
1699 AD
Painter

John EvansJohn Evans
11 December 1960
Writer

Hywel ab Owain GwyneddHywel ab Owain Gwynedd
1120 AD
Prince
Vernon WatkinsVernon Watkins
27 June 1906
Poet

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John Ceiriog HughesJohn Ceiriog Hughes
25 September 1832
Poet
Ann GriffithsAnn Griffiths
31 March 1776
Poet

Catherine TregennaCatherine Tregenna
 

William SalesburyWilliam Salesbury
1520 AD
Scholar

Owain CyfeiliogOwain Cyfeiliog
1130 AD
Poet
James BeattieJames Beattie
25 October 1735
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Philosopher, Writer
Vavasor PowellVavasor Powell
1617 AD
Preacher

Augustine BakerAugustine Baker
09 December 1575
Writer

Caradoc EvansCaradoc Evans
31 December 1878
Author

Richard DaviesRichard Davies
25 January 1926
actor
Siôn CentSiôn Cent
1400 AD
Poet

T. Gwynn JonesT. Gwynn Jones
10 October 1871
Poet

William John GruffyddWilliam John Gruffydd
14 February 1881
Poet

Morgan LlwydMorgan Llwyd
1619 AD
Preacher

Ebenezer ThomasEbenezer Thomas
31 July 1802
Teacher
Margaret Oliphant OliphantMargaret Oliphant Oliphant
04 April 1828
 

Sir. James Matthew BarrieSir. James Matthew Barrie
09 May 1860