Nils Astrup

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Person.png Nils Astrup   Geni WikidataRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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Born12 November 1935
Died5 September 2005 (Age 69)
ParentsNils Ebbessøn Astrup
Member ofNorwegian Shipowners' Association

Nils Jørgen Astrup was a Norwegian businessman and shipowner.


Astrup was born in 1935, son of the shipping tycoon Nils Ebbessøn Astrup (an economic collaborator with Nazi Germany). He was a graduate of Balliol College at Oxford University.


Astrup was chairman of a number of Norwegian companies, including the shipping company (oil tankers) Fearnley & Eger A/S (1977–1991), Orkla-Borregaard (1972–1991) and the silicone producer Elkem (1986–1987). In 1988-1989 he was president of the mighty Norwegian Shipowners' Association (a core element of Norwegian deep state and the ties to the United States and Britain)[clarification needed]. Fearnley & Eger A/S declared bankruptcy in 1991.


Nils Astrup was close friend of the Norwegian royal family.


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/198724 April 198726 April 1987Italy
Villa D'Este
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