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.

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Noëlle Davies (1899-1983)

Noëlle Davies

The Irishwoman Noëlle Davies made a vital contribution to the nationalist movement in Wales in the inter-war years. Together with her husband D. J. Davies, she strongly influenced the philosophy of the Welsh National Party, emphasizing education, social justice and internationalism.

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