Friedrich Alfred Krupp

1854 - 1902

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Friedrich Alfred Krupp (17 February 1854 – 22 November 1902) was a German steel manufacturer and head of the company Krupp. He was the son of Alfred Krupp and inherited the family business when his father died in 1887. Whereas his father had largely supplied iron and steel, Friedrich shifted his company's production back to arms manufacturing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Alfred Krupp has received more than 147,677 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Friedrich Alfred Krupp is the 207th most popular businessperson, the 2,082nd most popular biography from Germany and the 24th most popular German Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Friedrich Alfred Krupp ranks 207 out of 604Before him are Ivar Kreuger, Fredrik Idestam, Edsel Ford, Piero Ferrari, Yingluck Shinawatra, and Jorge Paulo Lemann. After him are Robert Monroe, Edward Colston, John Sculley, Jamsetji Tata, Francesco Baracca, and David Koch.

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Among people born in 1854, Friedrich Alfred Krupp ranks 43Before him are Hubert Lyautey, Grand Duchess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia, Lady Randolph Churchill, Hermann Kövess von Kövessháza, Patrick Geddes, and Zhang Xun. After him are John Kemp Starley, Aletta Jacobs, Viktor Dankl von Krasnik, Sergei Korsakoff, Isidor Gunsberg, and Konstantin Jireček. Among people deceased in 1902, Friedrich Alfred Krupp ranks 22Before him are Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria, Charles Dow, Jacint Verdaguer, Masaoka Shiki, Albert Bierstadt, and Henryk Siemiradzki. After him are Moritz Kaposi, Jan Gotlib Bloch, Adolf Kussmaul, Prudente de Morais, Frederick Abel, and Cato Maximilian Guldberg.

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Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Alfred Krupp ranks 2,082 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Maria Augusta of Saxony (1782), Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1691), Günter Wallraff (1942), Gustaf Gründgens (1899), Fred Uhlman (1901), and Michael von Faulhaber (1869). After him are Gustav Schwab (1792), John A. Roebling (1806), Judith Malina (1926), Karl Ernst (1904), Marianne Weber (1870), and Hermann Ehrhardt (1881).


Among businesspeople born in Germany, Friedrich Alfred Krupp ranks 24Before him are Maurice de Hirsch (1831), Axel Springer (1912), John Jacob Astor (1763), Theo Albrecht (1922), Friedrich Bayer (1825), and Karl Baedeker (1801). After him are Henry E. Steinway (1797), Hans Riegel (1923), Melitta Bentz (1873), Emil Rathenau (1838), Bertha Krupp (1886), and Albert Ballin (1857).