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Astra Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 1913-1999; Pharmaceuticals company

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Corporate Name

Astra Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Dates active

1913-1999

Other sources

Astrazeneca.com. (2019). FAQs. [online] Available at: https://www.astrazeneca.com/investor-relations/faqs.html [Accessed 5 Feb. 2019].

Referenceforbusiness.com. (n.d.). Astra Ab - Company Profile, Information, Business Description, History, Background Information on Astra Ab. [online] Available at: https://www.referenceforbusiness.com/history2/76/Astra-AB.htmll [Accessed 5 Feb. 2019].

Biographical Text

Astra Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1913 in Södertälje, Stockholm by a group of 400 doctors and apothecaries (Referenceforbusiness.com, n.d.).

In 1999, the company merged with Uk-based Zeneca Plc to create AstraZeneca (AstraZeneca, 2019).

Astra Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 1913-1999; Pharmaceuticals company

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Corporate Name

Astra Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Dates active

1913-1999

Other sources

Astrazeneca.com. (2019). FAQs. [online] Available at: https://www.astrazeneca.com/investor-relations/faqs.html [Accessed 5 Feb. 2019].

Referenceforbusiness.com. (n.d.). Astra Ab - Company Profile, Information, Business Description, History, Background Information on Astra Ab. [online] Available at: https://www.referenceforbusiness.com/history2/76/Astra-AB.htmll [Accessed 5 Feb. 2019].

Biographical Text

Astra Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1913 in Södertälje, Stockholm by a group of 400 doctors and apothecaries (Referenceforbusiness.com, n.d.).

In 1999, the company merged with Uk-based Zeneca Plc to create AstraZeneca (AstraZeneca, 2019).

Citation

“Astra Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 1913-1999; Pharmaceuticals company,” Heritage, accessed May 27, 2019, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/1041.