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A man who has a million dollars is as well off as if he were rich.  - John Jacob Astor
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Born: July 17, 1763

Died: March 29, 1848 (aged 84)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessman, merchant, investor

Bio: John Jacob Astor was a German-American business magnate, merchant and investor who was the first prominent member of the Astor family and the first multi-millionaire in the United States. He was the creator of the first trust in America.

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