John Jacob Astor IV, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

John Jacob Astor IV

American businessman, real estate builder, investor, inventor, writer, lieutenant colonel

Date of Birth: 13-Jul-1864

Place of Birth: Rhinebeck, New York, United States

Date of Death: 15-Apr-1912

Profession: writer, entrepreneur, inventor, racing automobile driver, science fiction writer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About John Jacob Astor IV

  • John Jacob "Jack" Astor IV (July 13, 1864 – April 15, 1912) was an American businessman, real estate developer, investor, inventor, writer, lieutenant colonel in the Spanish–American War, and a prominent member of the Astor family. Astor died in the sinking of RMS Titanic during the early hours of April 15, 1912.
  • Astor was the richest passenger aboard the RMS Titanic and was thought to be among the richest people in the world at that time with a net worth of roughly $87 million when he died (equivalent to $2.26 billion in 2018).

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