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The Rev. William Rees (8 November 1802 – 8 November 1883), usually known in Wales by his bardic name of Gwilym Hiraethog, was a Welsh poet and author, one of the major figures of Welsh literature during the 19th century.
Total Books: 22
Gwilym Hiraethog took his pseudonym from his birthplace, a farm on the Hiraethog mountain in Denbighshire. Largely self-educated, he was a polymath, who took an interest in astronomy and political science as well as being a Nonconformist minister and a leading literary figure.
In 1843 he founded the Welsh language journal Yr Amserau ("The Times") in Liverpool . He used the newspaper to campaign for the disestablishment of the Church in Wales.