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Honour: Notable Welsh personalities

This is a special part of our site reserved for people who found notoriety for efforts above and beyond the call of duty! Many have done great work for charity or found fame through heroism. We hope this list will grow and reflect the selfless, generous and brave personalities who call Wales home.

Lord Atkin, notable with a Welsh connection!

Lord Atkin

Law Lord who was without doubt one the greatest United Kingdom common law judges. Lord Atkin's career had two highlights. First, he fashioned the famous 'neighbour test' which founded the modern law of negligence. (Donoghue v. Stevenson 1932). Second, during the war he courageously dissented in Liversidge v. Anderson (1942).

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