Astor

John Jacob Astor IV (July 13, 1864 – April 15, 1912) was an American businessman, real estate builder, investor, inventor, writer, lieutenant colonel in the Spanish-American War and a member of the prominent Astor family. In April 1912, Astor earned a prominent place in history when he embarked on the ocean liner RMS Titanic?, which sank four days into its maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg. Astor did not survive. (Wikipedia, John Jacob Astor IV (external link))

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Chronology


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