David Astor

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BornFrancis David Langhorne Astor
London, England
Died2001-12-07 (Age 89)
London, England
Alma materWest Downs School, Oxford University/Balliol College
Parents • Waldorf Astor
• Nancy Witcher Langhorne
Children • Frances Christine Langhorne Astor
• Alice Margaret Frances Astor
• Richard David Langhorne Astor
• Lucy Aphra Nancy Astor
• Nancy Bridget Elizabeth Astor
• Thomas Robert Langhorne Astor
Spouse • Melanie Hauser
• Bridget Aphra Wreford
Founder ofAmnesty International
Member ofIndex on Censorship
The Observer Editor for over 25 years, attended 2 Bilderbergs in the 1950s

The Hon. Francis David Langhorne Astor CH was an English newspaper publisher and member of the Astor family.


Friend of George Orwell, an employer of The Observer.


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/1957 February15 February 195717 February 1957US
St Simons Island
Georgia (State)
The earliest ever Bilderberg in the year, number 5, was also first one outside Europe.
Bilderberg/195918 September 195920 September 1959Turkey
The 8th Bilderberg and the first in Turkey. 60 guests.


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