Lemmy Kilmister, the Motorhead from Anglesey, Wales

Lemmy Kilmister Lead singer and bass player for monster rockers Motorhead and a member of cult 70's group Hawkwind. Lemmy was diagnosed with cancer on Boxing Day, 26th December 2015 and died just days later on the 28th December 2015. Apprently he had been quite ill for a while having been diagnosed with haematoma (the swelling of clotted blood within the tissues) in 2013. He was also diabetic. A long, non-stop career included hit singles and countless yet memorable appearances. His memorial service held in Los Angeles,...

William Jones, mathematician from Anglesey, North Wales

William Jones A noted mathematician, published author and early naval navigator. First to use 'Pi' (1706) as a mathematical symbol. He was a friend of Isaac Newton and Edmund Halley. Father of William Jones the philologist who identified the Indo-European language group which connects many early languages (Sanskrit, Greek, Latin - even Welsh) together.

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