1821 in Wales
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- The new king visits Carmarthen; supporters of his estranged wife start a riot.
- 27 July – Sir Thomas Phillipps is created a baronet.
- November – The first edition of Y Dysgedydd appears.
- The first gas street lighting in Wales is installed at Swansea.
- William Madocks obtains an Act of Parliament allowing him to build a port, later known as Porthmadog.
Arts and literature
- John Elias – Golygiad Ysgrythurol ar Gyfiawnhad Pechadur
- Evan Evans (Ieuan Glan Geirionydd) – Pedwar Cyflwr Dyn (translation of a work by Thomas Boston
- David Richards (Dafydd Ionawr) – Cywydd y Dilyw
- Joseph Harris (Gomer) – Casgliad o Hymnau (collection of hymns)
- 1 May – William Latham Bevan, church historian (d. 1908)
- 24 June – Guillermo Rawson, Argentinian politician (d. 1890)
- 6 July – Henry Hussey Vivian, 1st Baron Swansea (d. 1894)
- 16 July – John Jones (Mathetes), preacher and writer (d. 1878)
- 14 November – John Owen (Owain Alaw), musician (d. 1883)
- date unknown - William Davies, politician (d. 1895)
- 16 February – Hugh Davies, botanist, 81
- 2 March - Benjamin Evans, Independent minister, 81
- 2 May – Hester Thrale, diarist, 80
- 21 May – John Jones (Jac Glan-y-gors), poet and satirist, 54
- 13 July – Sir Watkin Lewes, lord mayor of London, 81
- 7 August – Caroline of Brunswick, former Princess of Wales (1795–1820), 53
- 12 October - William Jones, evangelist, 65
- November – Richard Fenton, poet and author, 74