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Astor, John Jacob (1763–1848)

in World Encyclopedia

Published by Philip's


Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780199546091

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b. Germany. Astor founded the American Fur Company in 1808 and, after 1812, acquired a virtual monopoly of

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Subjects: General Studies

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