All US Presidents are related to European Royalty Except One

What qualities have George W. Bush, Thomas Jefferson, Barack Obama, and the other former American presidents in common? In addition to being the most coveted commander-in-chief, all but one of them seem to be cousins.

Twelve-year-old BridgeAnne d’Avignon of Salinas, California, made the amazing discovery. She built a groundbreaking family tree that linked 42 out of 43 U.S. presidents to a single, surprising, common ancestor: King John of England.

D’Avignon said to the radio station WFMY, “They all have the trait of wanting power.”

  • 12-year-old girl created family tree linking 42 of 43 U.S. presidents to King John of England, who signed Magna Carta in 1215
  • Only eighth president, Martin Van Buren, was not related to John
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