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date: 22 October 2019

Astor, William Waldorf, first Viscount Astorlocked

(1848–1919)
  • John Turner
  • , revised

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Astor, William Waldorf, first Viscount Astor (1848–1919), property owner and newspaper proprietor, was born on 31 March 1848 in New York, the only child of John Jacob Astor (1822–1890), manager of the family estate, and his wife, Charlotte Augusta Gibbes (1825–1887). He was educated privately and at ...

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