Ancestry discovers ‘Twilight’ star Robert Pattinson’s vampire past

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on June 25, 2010 in Famous Faces

Royalty and vampires may sound like characters from the Twilight Saga – but they’re actually what you find once you bite into Robert Pattinson’s past. We’ve discovered Pattinson – who stars as America’s favorite vampire Edward Cullen in the hit Twilight Saga movie series – is related to Vlad III Dracula, the basis for the… Read more

Historic movers ‘n’ shakers

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on June 14, 2010 in Content

We’ve launched Who’s Who in the World 1910-1911, featuring profiles of 4,000 international celebrities from a century ago;  including royalty, actors, artists and business tycoons. The directory of biographies, which detail almost 4,000 entries of both famous and infamous people from over 20 countries, reveal uncanny similarities between the lives of celebrities 100 years ago… Read more