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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Michael Sheen (born 1969) 23869
2 Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 1969) 14940
3 Howard Marks (born 1945), international drug-smuggler and author 7532
4 Bertrand Russell (1872–1970) 7462
5 Anthony Hopkins (born 1937) 7197
6 Henry VII of England (1457–1509), first king of the Tudor dynasty 6640
7 Ryan Giggs (born 1973), midfielder/winger, Wales international 5228
8 Manic Street Preachers, alternative rock band from Blackwood 4991
9 Tom Jones (born 1940), singer 4660
10 Edward II of England (1284–1327), born in Caernarfon Castle 4565
11 Timothy Dalton (born 1946) 4532
12 Aimée Ann Duffy (born 1984), singer and songwriter, stage name Duffy 4176
13 Rhys Ifans (born 1968) 4148
14 T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) (1888–1935), soldier 3944
15 Richard Burton (1925–1984) 3243
16 Charlotte Church (born 1986), singer 3204
17 Sophie Dee (born 1984) 3182
18 Henry V of England (1386–1422), born in Monmouth 3106
19 John Rhys-Davies (born 1944) 3087
20 Lostprophets, rock band 3005
21 Colin Jackson (born 1967), hurdler 2817
22 Stereophonics, indie rock band 2809
23 David Lloyd George (1863–1945), former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 2620
24 Katherine Jenkins (born 1980), singer 2239
25 Rob Brydon (born 1965) 2235
26 Badfinger, sixties pop group 2186
27 Bonnie Tyler (born 1951), singer 2182
28 John Cale (born 1942), musician (Velvet Underground) 2157
29 Craig Bellamy (born 1979), striker and Wales international 2076
30 Harry Secombe (1921–2001), entertainer 2054
31 Dame Shirley Bassey (born 1937), singer 2014
32 Ioan Gruffudd (born 1973) 1907
33 Terry Jones (born 1942), comedian (Monty Python series), author, film director 1851
34 Jonathan Pryce (born 1947) 1775
35 Robert Owen (1771–1858), social reformer 1684
36 Aaron Ramsey (born 1990) 1649
37 Gavin Henson (born 1982), international 1641
38 Dawn French (born 1957), actress, writer and comedienne 1618
39 Keith Allen (born 1953) 1579
40 Joe Calzaghe (born 1972), undefeated former WBO, WBA, WBC, IBF super middleweight and The Ring light heavyweight world champion 1510
41 Funeral for a Friend, screamo/emo band 1431
42 Henry Morgan (c.1635 - 1688), privateer 1418
43 Feeder, rock band from Newport 1354
44 Tommy Cooper (1922–1984), comedian and magician 1330
45 John Dee (born 1527), alchemist 1320
46 Ian Rush (born 1961), striker and Wales international 1319
47 Owain Yeoman (born 1978) 1272
48 Super Furry Animals, independent rock band, many songs in Welsh 1249
49 Henry Morton Stanley (1841–1904) 1233
50 Matthew Rhys (born 1974) 1206
51 Paul Whitehouse (born 1958), writer and actor 1119
52 Budgie, heavy metal band from Cardiff 1094
53 Scott Quinnell (born 1972), international 1084
54 Mark Hughes (born 1963), former manager of Manchester City F.C. and Wales international 1073
55 Joanna Page (born 1978) 1037
56 John Hartson (born 1975) 1000
57 The Blackout, post-hardcore rock band 951
58 Rhod Gilbert (born 1968), comedian and BBC Radio Wales personality 946
59 Ruth Jones (born 1967), comic writer (Gavin & Stacey), actress and radio presenter 922
60 Rowan Williams (born 1950), Archbishop of Canterbury appointed 2003 921
61 Sian Williams, television presenter 916
62 Bartholomew Roberts (1682–1722), pirate (Black Bart or Barti Ddu) 905
63 Jemma Griffiths (born 1975), singer and songwriter 895
64 Mary Quant (born 1934), Fashion designer 892
65 Glynis Johns (born 1923) 881
66 Brian David Josephson (born 1940), Physicist, Nobel Laureate, inventor of the Josephson Junction 876
67 Peter Greenaway (born 1942) 846
68 Geoffrey of Monmouth (c.1100–1155), churchman and historian 784
69 Skindred, reggae rock 776
70 Brian Flynn (born 1955) 775
71 Shakin' Stevens (born 1948), singer 742
72 James Dean Bradfield (born 1969), guitarist and lead singer (Manic Street Preachers) 742
73 Saint David (died 601?), patron saint of Wales 735
74 Gareth Thomas (born 1974), international 729
75 Gethin Jones (born 1978), presenter 727
76 Desmond Llewelyn (1914–1999) 716
77 Mary Hopkin (born 1950), singer 712
78 Stanley Baker (1927–1976) 711
79 Robbie Savage (born 1974) 710
80 Matthew Pritchard, (Dirty Sanchez television series) 709
81 Kelly Jones (born 1974), lead singer and guitarist (Stereophonics) 703
82 John Humphrys (born 1943), journalist and broadcaster 697
83 Dave Edmunds (born 1944), signer, songwriter, musician and Rockfield Studios pioneer 678
84 Catatonia, alternative rock band 654
85 Ray Milland (1907–1986) 644
86 Nicky Wire (born 1969), lyricist and bassist (Manic Street Preachers) 623
87 Eve Myles (born 1978) 613
88 Karl Jenkins (born 1944), composer 595
89 Gruff Rhys (born 1970), lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist (Super Furry Animals) 582
90 Windsor Davies (born 1930) 564
91 Ivor Novello (1893–1951), actor, composer, dramatist, producer and singer 561
92 Gareth David-Lloyd (born 1981) 547
93 Pete Ham (1947–1975), musician (Badfinger) 539
94 Joe Ledley (born 1987) 528
95 Bryn Terfel (born 1965), baritone opera singer 515
96 Griff Rhys Jones (born 1953), comic writer, actor and presenter 514
97 Cerys Matthews (born 1969), singer 507
98 The Alarm, alternative rock band 497
99 Lisa Scott-Lee (born 1975), singer (3SL and Steps) 497
100 Roger Glover (born 1945), musician (Deep Purple) 496
101 Gary Speed (born 1969) Wales international footballer, 492
102 Llywelyn the Great (1173–1240), Prince of Wales 487
103 John Toshack (born 1949) Wales international and current National Team manager. 484
104 Stuart Cable (1970–2010), drummer (formerly with Stereophonics) 483
105 Wayne Hennessey (born 1987) 478
106 The Automatic, alternative rock band 472
107 Donna Lewis (born 1973), singer, musician 461
108 Llywelyn the Last (c. 1225–1282), Prince of Wales 450
109 Robert Earnshaw (born 1981) 433
110 Sam Ricketts (born 1981) 427
111 Chris Gunter (born 1989) 425
112 Lee Dainton (born 1973), (Dirty Sanchez television series) 424
113 Gareth Edwards (born 1947), international 419
114 Arthur Machen (1863–1947), horror/fantasy writer and critic 409
115 Tom Pryce (1949–1977) 402
116 Lustmord (born Brian Williams) is an electronic musician often credited for creating the dark ambient genre. 401
117 Edward Thomas (1878–1917), poet 392
118 John Nash (1752–1835), architect 392
119 Shane Williams (born 1977), international 389
120 Peter Wingfield (born 1962) 388
121 Tony Pulis (born 1958) manager of Stoke City 379
122 Peg Entwistle (1908–1932) 366
123 Ray Reardon (born 1932) 342
124 Steve Strange (born 1959), singer 338
125 Neville Southall MBE (born 1959), goalkeeper, Wales' most capped player 338
126 John Charles (1931–2004), the "Gentle Giant", Wales international 335
127 Tim Vincent (born 1972) (also presenter) 332
128 Mclusky, alternative rock band 309
129 Simon Weston (born 1961), soldier and broadcaster 300
130 Ian Woosnam (born 1958), Ryder Cup player and former US Masters Champion 299
131 Donald Watts Davies (1924–2000), "Father of the internet" — co-inventor of packet switching (and originator of the term) 295
132 Spencer Davis (born 1939), musician 286
133 Hywel Dda (887-950), Prince of Deheubarth 280
134 Dorothy Squires (1915–1998), singer 278
135 Man, progressive rock band 271
136 Dean Saunders (born 1964) 270
137 Gene Loves Jezebel, gothic rock band 266
138 Steve Jones (born 1977), presenter 261
139 Huw Edwards (born 1943), journalist and co-anchor of BBC News at Ten 254
140 John Jones (born 1944), long distance runner 253
141 Chris Coleman, manager of Coventry City F.C. 253
142 Billy Lucas (1918–1998) 249
143 George Everest (1790–1866) 246
144 Augustus John (1878–1961), painter 244
145 David Roberts (born 1980) 234
146 Owain Gwynedd (1100–1170), King of Gwynedd 231
147 Jan Morris (born 1926), historian, author and travel writer 227
148 Ruth Madoc (born 1943) 225
149 Enzo Maccarinelli (born 1980), current WBU cruiserweight title holder (7 Defences) 221
150 Sarah Siddons (1755–1831) 221
151 Steve Jones (born 1944), biologist, geneticist, author and television presenter 212
152 J.P.R. Williams (born 1949), international 210
153 Hugh Griffith (1912–1980) 210
154 Edmund Gwenn (1875–1958) 209
155 Stephen Jones, (born 1977), international 200
156 Carl Robinson (born 1976) 199
157 Ernest Jones (1879–1958), psychoanalyst 195
158 Doris Hare (1905–2000) 195
159 Angharad Rees (born 1949) 194
160 Kenneth Griffith (1921–2006) 190
161 Mark Williams (1975) 189
162 Ryan Jones (born 1981) international 187
163 Jon Lee (1968–2002), former drummer with rock band Feeder 183
164 Wynne Evans (born 1972), tenor 181
165 Johnny Morris OBE (1919–1999), television presenter of BBC's 'Animal Magic' 179
166 Max Boyce (born 1945), entertainer 178
167 Richard Marquand (1938–1987) (Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi) 174
168 John Cowper Powys novelist, philosopher, visionary (1872–1963) 171
169 Victor Spinetti (born 1933) 171
170 Danny Gabbidon (born 1979) 170
171 Lewin Nyatanga (born 1988) 170
172 James Hook (born 1985), international 167
173 Barry John (born 1945), international 166
174 Richard Price (1723–1791) 164
175 Andy Scott-Lee (born 1980), singer (3SL) 163
176 Terry Yorath (born 1950) 160
177 Stephen Jones (1870–1941), experimental phonetician 157
178 Gary Jones (born 1958) 148
179 Daniel Jones (1912–1993), composer 147
180 Sian Adey-Jones (born 1957), model, former Miss Wales 147
181 Guto Harri (born 1966), BBC political correspondent 147
182 Billy Meredith (1874–1958) 146
183 Phil Bennett (born 1948), international 145
184 Iwan Thomas (born 1974), 400m Sprinter 145
185 Gwen John (1876–1939), painter 140
186 David Davies (born 1985) 137
187 Helen Morgan (born 1952), Miss World 137
188 Donald Houston (1923–1991) 132
189 Terry Griffiths (born 1947) 127
190 Nathan Blake (born 1972) 125
191 Joey Jones (born 1955) 122
192 Josie D'Arby (born 1972), radio broadcaster and television presenter 122
193 Thomas Haffield (born 1988) 121
194 Adam Jones (born 1981), international 119
195 Grant Nicholas (born 1967), guitarist, singer with rock band Feeder 119
196 David Jones (1895–1974), artist and poet 115
197 Robert Recorde (1510–1558) mathematician and physician. Inventor of the `equals' sign in mathematics. 113

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