Rowan Williams

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Birthday
14, 1950
Birthplace
Swansea, England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Swansea, England

About

Archbishop of Canterbury who led the Church of England from 2002 to 2012.

Before Fame

He joined the Episcopal ministry with many pinning their hopes he could make the religions accessible to the masses.

Trivia

He stirred controversy with his comments on Islamic 'Sharia' law, opposing the Iraq war, and supporting the French ban on Muslim headscarves.

Family Life

His parents were Presbyterians who converted to Anglicanism. He married Jane Williams in 1981.

Associated With

Justin Welby succeeded him as the Archbishop of Canterbury.