David Davies

1771–Male
Llanfair Orllwyn, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of David

David Davies was born in 1771, in Llanfair Orllwyn, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom.

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World Events (3)

1815

Age 44

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 52

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 60

Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David .

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