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.
Roald DahlRoald Dahl
13 September 1916
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Dylan ThomasDylan Thomas
27 October 1914
Poet & Writer

Robert OwenRobert Owen
14 May 1771
 

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841
Explorer

George HerbertGeorge Herbert
03 April 1593
Poet

Ruth JonesRuth Jones
22 September 1966
Actress
Cerys MatthewsCerys Matthews
11 April 1969
Singer

David OwenDavid Owen
02 July 1938
politician, physician

Julian CopeJulian Cope
21 October 1957
Singer-songwriter

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

Arthur MachenArthur Machen
03 March 1863
Writer
Sarah WatersSarah Waters
21 July 1966
Novelist, Writer

Victor SpinettiVictor Spinetti
02 September 1929
Actor

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
17 April 1621
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer
John EvansJohn Evans
11 December 1960
Writer

Elaine MorganElaine Morgan
07 November 1920
screenwriter, columnist, author, writer, feminist
Catherine TregennaCatherine Tregenna
 

James BeattieJames Beattie
25 October 1735
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Philosopher, Writer

Richard DaviesRichard Davies
25 January 1926
actor
Margaret Oliphant OliphantMargaret Oliphant Oliphant
04 April 1828
 

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