About The Dictionary of Welsh Biography

What is the Dictionary of Welsh Biography?

Who is in the Dictionary of Welsh Biography?

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.

If you are interested in writing an article on anyone in this list, please contact us.

What information is included for each person?

Each article seeks to explain who the person was, their importance, and their relation to Wales. Articles are fully researched, and factually substantiated as far as possible. They are not panegyrics, but honest and balanced assessments of the subject's contribution, recognising weaknesses and failures as well as achievements. If known, the information contained in each article should include details of:

Links within articles provide cross-references to relevant articles about family members or colleagues.

Guidelines for authors can be viewed here.

We welcome suggestions from our users. If you would like to suggest a new article or an edit to an existing article, please contact us with as much detail as possible. The editorial team will then review your suggestions and get back in touch.

What is the history of the Dictionary of Welsh Biography?

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