Astor family facts for kids
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|Current region||United States
|Place of origin||Germany|
|Distinctions||America's first aristocrats|
The Astor family achieved prominence in business, society, and politics in the United States and the United Kingdom during the 19th and 20th centuries. With ancestral roots in the Italian Alps, the Astors settled in Germany, first appearing in North America in the 18th century with John Jacob Astor, one of the wealthiest people in history.
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