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Famous Welsh People

Name these famous Welsh people, past and present.
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First submittedFebruary 7, 2013
Last updatedJanuary 1, 2015
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Clue
Person
What's new pussycat?
Tom Jones
British officer who helped
Arabs revolt in WWI
Lawrence of
Arabia
"Matilda" and "The BFG" author
Roald Dahl
Twice married to Liz Taylor
Richard Burton
He was Hannibal Lecter
Anthony Hopkins
First Tudor King
Henry VII
Player with the most
Premier League appearances
Ryan Giggs
Poet who did not go gentle
into that good night
Dylan Thomas
Caribbean privateer
and rum brand namesake
Henry Morgan
"Total Eclipse of the Heart"
Bonnie Tyler
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Person
Real Madrid paid £85 million for him
Gareth Bale
Journalist who presumably found
Dr. Livingstone in Africa
Henry Morton
Stanley
Patron saint of Wales
Saint David
Pulled one sword from a stone
and got another from a watery tart
King Arthur
Knight of the above. Grew up in a forest
Percival
She sang three James Bond themes
Shirley Bassey
Founder of the NHS.
Voted greatest Welshman
Aneurin Bevan
British PM during WWI
David Lloyd
George
"World Without End" author
Ken Follett
James Bond of the 1980's
Timothy Dalton
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level 73
Dec 27, 2014
No rugby players in that list? Surely JPR Williams, Gareth Edwards or Barry John could have been an answer?
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level 46
Jun 25, 2018
or Shane Williams
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level 76
Dec 31, 2014
"World Without End", not "Word Without End".
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level ∞
Jan 1, 2015
Fixed
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level 72
Jan 21, 2015
No Catherine Zeta-Jones?
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level 63
Mar 1, 2015
I was missing her as well, but probably because Tom Jones is here too. You'd get two answers for 1 guess, because usually submitting Jones is enough to get CZJ
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level 46
Jun 25, 2018
or Terry Jones ?
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level 43
Mar 1, 2015
Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant hapus!
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level 45
Apr 13, 2015
Hwyl, ac i tithau!
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level 72
Jul 9, 2019
Bzywd agrgh wyncwywydryn!
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level 77
Mar 1, 2015
I typed "Henry" but didn't bother putting in numbers.
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level 77
Sep 10, 2016
same mistake here
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level 76
Feb 26, 2018
"Henry Tudor" should probably also be accepted.
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level 67
Mar 1, 2015
Dydd Gwŷl Dewi Sant hapus i bawb!
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level 72
Jul 9, 2019
How often do you bawb?
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level 39
Mar 1, 2015
OMG. Ryan Giggs. Disgrace.
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level 67
Mar 2, 2015
Please allow Parsifal for Percival.
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level 60
Mar 4, 2015
Not sure how I managed to miss that Giggsy is Welsh.
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level 69
Dec 28, 2016
Sad to see Bertrand Russell isn't on here, but a nice quiz nonetheless. I'm Welsh myself, and even I forget that some of these people are Welsh.
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level 70
Jun 28, 2017
Couldn't remember Percival. Tried Lancelot, then Galahad. When they didn't work.....Bedevere.......and in sheer desperation....Robin. Then I gave up.
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level 72
Jul 9, 2019
Isn't Sir Robin from The Holy Grail?
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level 78
May 10, 2018
Tried Parsival and moved on.
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level 79
Feb 12, 2019
Shocking quantity of vowels in these answers.
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