Personalities in North Wales
Anna LeonowensShe was the "I" of the popular story, "The King and I". Her account of her time as a teacher in the Royal Siamese Court. Here actual work was published under the title 'The English governess at the Siamese court'.
Arwel HughesMade conductor of BBC Welsh Orchestra in 1946 and later head of BC Music in Wales. He composed mostly choral music. Awarded OBE in 1969. He passed away in 1988.
Beryl BaigentAuthor of twelve poetry books. Books launched in Wales and England at various locations.
Professional Footballer (Soccer), playing in goal for Wrexham and Wales.
Brian OrrittProfessional Footballer (Soccer). Played for Birmingham.
Brymbo ManOne of Wales' prehistoric residents. His skull was expertly reconstructed to see how he would have looked. The result is on display in the Wrexham Museum.
Opera Superstar :-)
Carl GizziBoxing, nearly beating Joe Bugner.
Carol VodermanHas pursued her career on UK TV quiz show 'Countdown' and is a mathematical genius.
Studied in London with the likes of W. Matthews-Williams, Mable Kelly and H. Plunket Greene. Premier UK oratorio soprano of her age!
Dafydd Wigley, politician (Plaid Cymru, Elinor Bennett) with a connection to Wales (Caernarfon, Gwynedd)
Dafydd WigleyOne of the most respected political leaders of modern Wales. Voted hardest working MP by the house of commons magazine.
Notable welsh writer, famous for his Welsh language novels, such as Rhys Lewis, Enoc Huws, Gwen Tomos and Y Dreflan.
Dave CookeDave and Jill Cooke founded Operation Christmas Child (OCC) in 1990 to send gifts and supplies in Shoe boxes to children in Romanian orphanages.
Dr Morien Huws
He was a poet and a Calvinistic/Methodist preacher and contributed to many Welsh/American journals.
Edward EatonPirating with captain harris in the caribbean.
Edward IIEdward of Caernarvon (as his contemporaries knew him) was the first heir to the England and Wales throne to be styled 'Prince of Wales'. A Plantagonet, he was perhaps one of the most disliked, unsuccessful leaders England has known.
'Balaclava Ned'. He died in 1927, the last survivor of the Charge of The Light Brigade at Balaclava in the Crimea.
Founded Yale University