Dynasties: Families That Changed the World
How did the most powerful and famous families in the world achieve their empires? This series explores the successful elite, and how they did it.
S01:E01 - Fame
Nothing and everything is personal in business dynasties. Families are bound together or pushed apart as patriarchs and matriarchs lead the way, or let others take the fall. Business is just business, but a name is everything.
S01:E02 - Fortune
Fame can break down barriers. It can transcend culture and race. Death is never the end, so long as there is money to be made. This episode explores famous dynasties who have brought political and social change.
S01:E03 - Power
Kennedy, Kim, Bhutto and Gandhi-Nehru are just a few of the political dynasties that have been at the forefront of generations of war and revolution. However, having a revered name does not guarantee the survival of an individual.
S01:E04 - Royal
From coronations to threats of assassinations, to coups and abdications, imperial dynasties have survived it all. Each generation leaves their mark as either a pawn or political powerhouse.