Famous individuals in The Dictionary of Welsh Biography

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This website contains over five thousand concise biographies of individuals who have made a significant contribution to national life, whether in Wales or more widely.

As part of the Welsh Government’s Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan, the Diversity Project of the DWB undertakes new work to improve the representation of Wales’s diverse history.

We urgently need new authors to write articles about individuals who deserve a place in The Dictionary of Welsh Biography to ensure the timely and continuous publication of new biographies. A list of articles that need to be created for the Dictionary of Welsh Biography can be viewed here.

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Emyr Wyn Jones (1907-1999)

Emyr Wyn Jones

Emyr Wyn Jones was a heart specialist by profession, and he was also a prolific author on medical and historical subjects.

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