Historic figures

Portrait of Lady Charlotte Guest

Historic figures

Charlotte Guest: famous for her pioneering translation of the Mabinogion.

Find out more about the key historic figures who shaped Wales.

David Lloyd George

The first, Liberal, Welsh Prime Minister to hold office.

King Arthur

Explore the connections between Wales and Arthur.

St David

A native Welshman who became the patron saint of Wales.

Owain Glyndwr

The story of Wales' famed warrior prince who fought England.

Iolo Morganwg

The man behind the revival of the Gorsedd of the Bards

Aneurin Bevan

Firebrand socialist and father of the National Health Service.

Geoffrey of Monmouth

A major figure in the popularisation of the Arthurian tales


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Haggar's Cinema

Phil Carradice blogs about William Haggar - a pioneer of British cinema.

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