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3Novices:Inside Villa Astor, vacation home to the richest family in the world

When William Waldorf Astor bought a villa on the cliffs of Sorrento in 1905, he was one of the wealthiest people on the planet. His great-grandfather had made a fortune parlaying a fur monopoly into a real estate empire, and subsequent Astor generations had managed to expand their portfolio to newspapers, import/export concerns, and real estate developments that included the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York.

Astor’s purchase of the property for 110,210 lira wasn’t exactly a drain…
June 17, 2017 at 12:30PM http://ift.tt/2sJ9rdG
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