Anderson Cooper

Famous Kin of
Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist


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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

Mother

Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt

Railroad Magnate

3rd great-grandfather

King Edward I

King of England

18th great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

19th great-grandfather

John de Lacy

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Gilbert de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

Roger le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

King Louis VI

King of France

23rd great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

24th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

29th great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

31st great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

34th great-grandfather

Dr. John Morgan

Co-Founder, 1st American Medical School

5th great-granduncle via Evan Morgan

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Lyman

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Richard Ward

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Tapp Jr.

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Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 5 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

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Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

4th cousin 6 times removed via Rev. Thomas Hooker

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Benjamin Tallmadge

Leader of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Nash

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

5th cousin 2 times removed via Benjamin Lyman

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

5th cousin 2 times removed via Benjamin Lyman


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