Social factors have been shown to influence an individual’s abilities more than genes. This may be the reason why talented parents sometimes have children together, who are even more brilliant than their ancestors. The protagonists of our article are living proof of this.
At Boredyawn , we have investigated the descendants of famous people, to find out what they are doing with their lives.
Harry Lloyd, great-great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens
Harry Lloyd, known as Viserys Targaryen in the Game of Thrones series , is the great-great-great-grandson of the great Victorian writer Charles Dickens. The British actor Harry Lloyd has dozens of series and films to his credit, including the series Of Great Hope , based on the novel of his ancestor.
Dmitry Dostoïevski is the great-grandson of Fiodor Dostoïevski
Dmitry is very similar in appearance and character to his great grandfather. Dmitry once said: “I want to live my life to the full, meet different people, practice all kinds of jobs”. So he worked in 28 different places: he managed to work as a tram driver, diamond dealer, and guide at the Dostoyevsky museum, among others. Today, he “tries to work as a retiree”.
Diana Widmaier Picasso is the granddaughter of Pablo Picasso
Diana studied law, but her genetic heritage took over. After obtaining a master’s degree at the Sorbonne, she became a researcher in the field of fine arts. She supervises and organizes exhibitions, advises auction houses and collectors. Diana wrote a book on her grandfather Picasso: Art can only be erotic .