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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Ronald Stuart Thomas (1913-2000)

Ronald Stuart Thomas

R. S. Thomas was one of Wales's greatest poets, and also one of the most provocative and controversial in his views on the condition of the Welsh nation and religion in the modern world. This article elucidates the essential connections between his life and his poetry.

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