The life of King A "converges" with the life of King B such that King A dies a little after King B is born. How do you say that the lives converges?

His lifetime ____ with his grand son's lifetime.

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    I think you'd say that "their lives overlap" or "their lifespans overlap". Commented May 1, 2021 at 23:27
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    One thing converges (singular) with another thing. Two things converge (plural). Commented May 1, 2021 at 23:33

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King A's life overlapped his grandson's.

King A was alive when his grandson was born.

King A lived until his grandson was [age].

In mathematics we would say: King A's life intersected his grandson's life.

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