John Jacob Astor

John Jacob Astor (born Johann Jakob Astor; July 17, 1763 – March 29, 1848) was a German-American business magnate, merchant and investor who was the first prominent member of the Astor family and the first multi-millionaire in the United States. He was the creator of the first trust in America. He went to the United States following the American Revolutionary War and built a fur-trading empire tha... Read more at Wikipedia

Date of Birth: 17-Jul-1763

Place of Birth: Walldorf, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Date of Death: 29-Mar-1848

Profession: Entrepreneur, Businessperson

Nationality: United States of America, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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