"Jan Morris", Commander of the Order of the British Empire/CBE, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature/FRSL is a Welsh people/Welsh historian, author and travel writer. She is known particularly for the Pax Britannica trilogy (1968–78), a history of the British Empire, and for portraits of cities, notably Oxford, Venice, Trieste, Hong Kong, and New York City.

Born in England of an English people/English mother and Welsh father, Morris was educated at Lancing College, West Sussex, and Christ Church, Oxford, and considers herself Welsh people/Welsh. She is a trans woman and was published under her birth name until 1972, when she Transitioning (transgender)/transitioned from living as male to living as female.

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