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Roald Dahl was born in Wales.
Roald Dahl, the world-famous children's author, was born in Cardiff in 1916. His best-selling books have sold over 250 million copies worldwide, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, and The BFG. Dahl lived in a Tudor home across the street from Llandaff Cathedral School, where he read his stories to the students.
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