It is common knowledge among those familiar with the rabbinic tradition that Haman was considered a descendant of the Amalekites.
The descendant of a Louisiana voodoo priestess, she has always been a star with a penchant for publicity.
In the original Marvel comic books, the Mandarin was born and bred in China, a descendant of Genghis Khan no less.
mid-15c. (adj.), c.1600 (n.), from French descendant (13c.), present participle of descendre (see descend). Despite a tendency to use descendent for the adjective and descendant for the noun, descendant seems to be prevailing in all uses and appears 5 times more often than its rival in books printed since 1900. Cf. dependant.