Dan Snow is a historian and television presenter. Interested in history from a young age, he studied the subject at Oxford and gained a double first.
His career as a presenter began with El Alamein, a documentary co-presented with his father Peter Snow. They moved on to the series Battlefield Britain, which won a BAFTA for its portrait of eight key battles in British history, from Boudicca's rebellion against the Romans to the Battle of Britain. Dan has a regular history slot on The One Show and recently was spotted spending time in a sewer for the BBC Two series Filthy Cities.