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    Kate Middleton Is Related To 1st U.S. President George Washington. Here’s How

    The Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton has always stolen our hearts with her sweet gestures and strong actions. She is one of the most influential women in the world. The royal lady has created a style and space of her own in the public. And it will not be a surprise to say that the princess is related to the first American President George Washington.

    Kate Middleton and Prince William tied the knot in the year 2011. The couple has three children- the eldest Prince George born in 2013, Princess Charlotte in 2015, and the youngest Prince Louis in 2018. Now the Princess of Wales has many other famous connections. She is also connected to figures from the entertainment industry, both in England and the US.

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    Connection Between Princess Of Wales And George Washington

    Kate Middleton and George Washington are distant cousins
    Kate Middleton and George Washington are distant cousins

    Kate Middleton, according to the New England Historic Genealogical Society is connected to the first President of the US, George Washington. They are eighth cousins, eight times removed with their common ancestor being Sir William Gascoigne.

    In addition, there are other famous figures to whom the princess has connections. Most of them are American historical figures. The author of “The Star-Spangled Banner“, Francis Scott Key, and the explorer Meriwether Lewis known for his Lewis and Clark expedition are distant cousins to the Duchess of Cambridge.

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    Kate Middleton Has Connections To Other Famous Figures

    Kate Middleton and Ellen DeGeneres are related
    Kate Middleton and Ellen DeGeneres are related

    The royal figure is also related to some famous personalities from the entertainment industry. The comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is related to the royal princess. They are 15th cousins, with a common ancestor Sir Thomas Fairfax and his wife, Agnes Gascoigne. This couple lived in the UK in the 1500s.

    The future queen also has connections to the actresses, Dakota Fanning and Elle Fanning. They are all related to King Edward I. Besides, Kate is also related to the director Guy Ritchie as well. They are sixth cousins.

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