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T. Ifor Rees : biography

16 February 1890 - 11 February 1977

Dr Thomas Ifor Rees C.M.G. (16 February 1890 – 11 February 1977) was a Welsh diplomat, author and translator. Born Thomas Ivor Rees at 'Bronceiro' near the hamlet of Rhydypennau in Cardiganshire, Wales,Anon, 'Arddangosfa o fywyd a gwaith y Dr T. Ifor Rees C.M.G. (1890–1977)', Y Tincer: Papur Bro Genau'r-glyn, Melindwr, Tirymynach, Trefeurig a'r Borth, Rhif , Tachwedd 2004, p. 11. he served as Britain's first Ambassador to Bolivia from 1947 until his retirement in 1949.

He was the author of a number of travel books in Welsh and English, such as In and around the valley of Mexico (1953), Sajama (1960) and Illimani (1964). His translations include a Welsh translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, published in Mexico City in 1939.

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