Goronwy Rees

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Person.png Goronwy Rees   IMDB SpartacusRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(spook, academic, journalist)
Born29 November 1909
Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom
Died12 December 1979 (Age 70)
London, United Kingdom
Alma materAll Souls College
Parents • Richard Jenkyn Rees
• Apphla Mary James
Russian spook. Close friend and confidant of Guy Burgess.

Goronwy Rees had an "acute intelligence, combined with magnetic charm".[1]


He was "a close friend and confidant of Guy Burgess".https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP90-00552R000100600022-2.pdf Peter Wright, the author of Spycatcher claims that Arnold Deutsch established a spy network in Oxford University which included Jenifer Hart, Bernard Floud, Goronwy Rees and Phoebe Pool.[2]

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