Leaders: Politicians, Unionists, Statesmen
Wales itssef has some home grown political icons but were were amazed to see how many leaders around the world have Welsh roots. The American Declaration of Independance alone has signiories who not only had Welsh ancestry but spoke Welsh too. Most people in the UK know of Aneurin Bevan but our list also includes very influential thinkers and leaders like Hilary Clinton, Jonathan Roberts, Llewellyn Thompson, Samuel Griffith, Thomas Jefferson and more!
James CallaghanBritish Prime Minister of the 1970's.
Michael FootLeader of the UK Labour Party, Secretary of State for Employment. Prominent left winger and CND activist.
J MacDonaldBritish Prime Minister
George Thomas, politician (speaker, House of Commons) with a connection to Wales (Port Talbot, Cardiff, South Wales)
George ThomasFirst broadcast Speaker of the House of Commons
Hugh DaltonChancellor of the Exchequer in post-war Labour government.
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- Michael Howard, politician with a connection to Wales (Gorseinon)
- Paul Murphy, politician with a connection to Wales (Usk)
- Al Gore, politician with a Welsh connection!
- John Prescott, politician with a connection to Wales (Prestatyn, North Wales)
- Samuel Evans (Sir), politician with a connection to Wales (Llanelli)
- Charles Hughes, politician with a Welsh connection!