AJ Jacobs and Norway
Answer seems to be: Very far out.
- AJ Jacobs himself
- I-Buzir Glavan, born around 625, 46th grandfather of AJ, and 42nd grandfather of Henrik Ibsen. this is through Jacob Dishington, who moved from Orkney to Norway in the 1600s.
- Vasudeva II, king of Kushana, born ca 195, 63rd grandfather of AJ, 50th grandfather of curator Harald Alvestrand. Also ancestor of Olav Thon, Jan Eggum and many others; the linkage is through King Håkon V, 1270-1319.
- Jo Benkow is A.J. Jacobs' great aunt's ex-husband's second cousin once removed's husband's second great uncle's wife's niece's ex-husband's sister's husband's nephew.