|Rowan Douglas Williams|
|Archbishop of Canterbury|
|Diocese||Diocese of Canterbury|
|Enthroned||February 27, 2003|
|Ended||December 21, 2012|
|Birth name||Rowan Williams|
|Born|| June 14, 1950|
|Parents||Aneurin Williams and Dolphine (Del, Nancy) Morris|
Rowan Douglas Williams was born in Swansea on June 14 1950. He was educated at Dynevor Secondary School, then at Christ's College Cambridge, where he read Theology. After research in Oxford (on Christianity in Russia), he spent two years as a lecturer at Mirfield Theological College near Leeds. From 1977, he spent nine years in academic and parochial work in Cambridge. From 1986-1992, Dr Williams was Professor of Theology at Oxford. He was enthroned as Bishop of Monmouth in 1992 and Archbishop of Wales in 2000.
Confirmed as 104th Archbishop of Canterbury on December 2 2002 in St Paul’s Cathedral, London.