Astor

biographical name As·tor \ ˈa-stər \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

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John Jacob 1763–1848 American (German-born) fur trader and capitalist

Astor

biographical name

Definition of Astor

Nancy Witcher 1879–1964 Viscountess Astor 1st woman member of British Parliament (1919–45)

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