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!
Michael HeseltineSenior minister during one of the most depressing periods in modern British history, 'Thatcher's Britain'.
Saunders LewisLeader of the Plaid Cymru.
Gwilym GeorgeMinister in British parliament throughout and after the second world war.
Baron DaviesLiberal MP for Montgomeryshire and philanthropist to University of Wales and Library of Wales.
Clement DaviesLeader of the Liberal Party 1945 - 1956.
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- Neil Kinnock, politician with a Welsh connection!
- James Callaghan, politician with a connection to Wales (Cardiff)
- Michael Foot, politician with a connection to Wales (Ebbw Vale)
- J Hardy, politician with a Welsh connection!
- J MacDonald, politician with a connection to Wales (Aberafon)
- George Thomas, politician (speaker, House of Commons) with a connection to Wales (Port Talbot, Cardiff, South Wales)