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Some Famous People with the surname of Bevan

Wikipedia Aneurin "Nye" Bevan (15 November 1897 ? 6 July 1960) was a Welsh Labour politician; he was a key figure on the left of the party in the mid-20th century, and prominently served as the Minister of Health during the creation of the National Health Service, in which he played a vital part.
Wikipedia Michael Gwyl Bevan (born 8 May 1970 in Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory) is a former Australian left-handed cricket batsman and a slow left arm chinaman bowler.
Wikipedia Mathew Bevan is a British hacker from Cardiff, Wales.
Wikipedia Bev Bevan (born Beverley Bevan, 24 November 1944, Sparkhill, Birmingham, England) is an English rock musician, who was the drummer and one of the original members of The Move and the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO).
Wikipedia Paul Bevan (born 27 September 1984) is an Australian rules football player with the local Sydney Swans of the AFL.
Wikipedia Tim Bevan, CBE (born 1958) is an Academy Award-nominated movie producer.
Wikipedia Alonza George Bevan (born 24 October 1970 in London) is best known as the bassist for the English rock band, Kula Shaker.
Wikipedia Harold Joseph (Hal) Bevan (November 15, 1930 ? October 5, 1968) was a backup third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1952), Philadelphia Athletics (1952), Kansas City Athletics (1955) and Cincinnati Reds (1961).
Wikipedia Scott Bevan (born 19 September 1979 in Southampton, England) is an English footballer and currently plays as a goalkeeper for League 2 side Torquay United.
Wikipedia John David Bevan (born 12 March 1948 in Neath, died 5 June 1986) was a Welsh international Rugby Union player, one of two John Bevans who played for Wales during the 1970s.
Wikipedia John Charles Bevan (born 28 October 1950) is a Welsh former international rugby footballer of the 1970s and 80s.
Wikipedia Mary Ann Bevan (born Mary Ann Webster, 20 December 1874 ? 26 December 1933) was named as "the ugliest woman in the world" in the early 20th century after developing acromegaly.
Wikipedia Silvanus Bevan (1691-8 June 1765) was an apothecary, who founded the successful firm of Allen & Hanburys.
Wikipedia Bridget Bevan (n?e Vaughan), also known as Madam Bevan (baptised 30 October 1698 ? 11 December 1779), was a Welsh educationalist and public benefactor.
Wikipedia Sid Bevan (2 May 1877 ? 17 October 1933) was a Welsh rugby union player who represented Wales and the British Lions.
Wikipedia James Bevan (15 April 1856 ? 3 February 1938) was a Wales international rugby union three-quarter who played club rugby for Clifton RFC and Newport.
Wikipedia Dame Maud Elizabeth Bevan (ne? Brand), DBE, JP (18 August 1856 ? 8 January 1944) was the daughter of Henry Bouverie William Brand, 1st Viscount Hampden of Glynde and 23rd Baron Dacre, and his wife, Eliza Ellice.
Wikipedia Alex Bevan (born 1950) is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, poet,radio personality and musical producer living in North Madison, Ohio.