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John Jacob Astor


John Jacob Astor


John Jacob Astor died in 1848, at age 84.

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John Jacob Astor


Real estate tycoon

Gender: Male

Born: 1763



Astor, a German immigrant, was New York's wealthiest landlord at the time of his death. He had launched his fortune in fur-trading, later dealing in Hawaiian sandalwood and opium. His real estate strategy: "buy and hold."

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