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Alfred Krupp

Definition of the noun alfred krupp

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  1. German arms manufacturer and son of Friedrich Krupp; his firm provided ordnance for German armies from the 1840s through World War II (1812-1887)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Alfred Krupp: Krupp
    • instance of: arms manufacturer = someone who manufactures arms and munitions

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History (2014)

by Kenneth E. Hendrickson III

Alfred Krupp, known as der Kanonenkönig (Cannon King), was a notable iron and steel magnate of nineteenth-century GerMany. The eldest son of Friedrich (1787–1826 ) and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of White-collar Crime (2007)

by Jurg Gerber, Eric L. Jensen

Alfred Krupp, Friedrich's son, is credited with developing a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World War II (2007)

by Alan Axelrod, Jack A. Kingston

Under Alfred Krupp, the family firm became a significant power in Germany—not only as a supplier of arms, but as an owner of mines (in Germany as well as France) and as the creator of company towns and subsidized housing for a rapidly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Trade: From Ancient Times to the Present (2015)

From Ancient Times to the Present by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Jerry H. Bentley, Alfred E. Eckes, Jr, Patrick Manning, Kenneth Pomeranz, Steven Topik

European manufacturers, such as the Essen-based steel-maker Alfred Krupp, also constructed factories for the production of armaments. By the end of the nineteenth century, Krupp firearms equipped many European armies. In the United ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Relations (2013)

by Robert L. Heath

Alfred Krupp, founder of the steel company Krupp, established the first press department in a private company in 1870: Krupp had been aware of the necessity to hire a “literate”—as the public relations officer had been called in these days— in ...

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Ruhrmuseum (Alfred Krupp)

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Small photo of Villa Hügel - famous landmark and former residence of industrial tycoon Alfred Krupp and family - Essen (Germany)Small photo of Alfred Krupp - Picture from Meyers Lexicon books written in German language. Collection of 21 volumes published between 1905 and 1909.Small photo of Alfred Krupp (1812-1887), inherited the floundering family business from his father and built it into the forge of Germany. More...

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