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As·tor(ăs′tər), John Jacob 1763-1848.
German-born American fur trader and capitalist who became the wealthiest man of his time in the United States.
1. (Biography) John Jacob, 1st Baron Astor of Hever. 1886–1971, British proprietor of The Times (1922–66)
2. (Biography) Nancy (Witcher), Viscountess, original name Nancy Langhorne. 1879–1964, British Conservative politician, born in the US; the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons
1. John Jacob, 1763–1848, U.S. capitalist and fur merchant.
2. Nancy (Langhorne), Viscountess, 1879–1964, first woman member of Parliament in England.
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|Noun||1.||Astor - British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)|
|2.||Astor - United States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)|