Harry Mount discovered that he, David Cameron and Kim Kardashian all have a shared ancestor in the shape of Sir Edward Mansel, 4th Baronet and MP for Glamorgan from 1670-1679 and 1681-1689. Harry Mount said:
“I only found out yesterday that I shared a bloodline with these famous faces, thanks to a genealogy website, Geni.com.
In return for $119.40 (£72) for a year’s membership, the website connected me up to a family tree of 5,000 blood relatives, including one David Cameron.
I did know about that one, incidentally — he’s a second cousin, slightly closer than Cousin Kim and Cousin Barack”
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