Dan Snow: History hunk? I don't feel like a beautiful person – The Times

A decade ago I met the tall, ultra-telegenic historian Dan Snow, then 33, and obviously blessed. He had a flourishing television career, was newly married to Lady Edwina Grosvenor, daughter of the 6th Duke of Westminster, one of Britain’s richest men, and had a baby daughter.
When I asked what was the worst thing he’d ever experienced, Snow, who has a double first from Oxford, said sorrowfully it was losing the Boat Race twice (he was on the winning side once), most devastatingly in 2001 when he was boat club president.
“How childish!” Snow says with a sigh, when I remind him of this. “That’s amazing to me. I mean, it’s quite funny now.” Since that conversation, his father-in-law died suddenly aged only 64 and
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