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Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach

1870 - 1950

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Gustav Georg Friedrich Maria Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (born Gustav von Bohlen und Halbach; 7 August 1870 – 16 January 1950) was a German foreign service official who became chairman of the board of Friedrich Krupp AG, a heavy industry conglomerate, after his marriage to Bertha Krupp, who had inherited the company. He and his son Alfried would lead the company through two world wars, producing almost everything for the German war machine from U-boats, battleships, howitzers, trains, railway guns, machine guns, cars, tanks, and much more. Krupp produced the Tiger I tank, Big Bertha, the Paris Gun, among other inventions under Gustav. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach has received more than 215,602 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach is the 42nd most popular businessperson (down from 38th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 44th in 2019) and the most popular Dutch Businessperson.

Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach was a German industrialist who founded the Krupp armaments company. He was born in 1812 and died in 1887.

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Among businesspeople, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach ranks 42 out of 604Before him are Soichiro Honda, Rudolf Dassler, Bernard Arnault, Bernie Ecclestone, Robert Kardashian, and Jeff Bezos. After him are João Havelange, Robert Kiyosaki, Henri Nestlé, Sergei Diaghilev, Mohamed Al-Fayed, and Thomas Cook.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1870, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach ranks 10Before him are Christian X of Denmark, Franz Lehár, Adolf Loos, William G. Morgan, Jean Baptiste Perrin, and Albert Fish. After him are Jules Bordet, Miguel Primo de Rivera, Lavr Kornilov, Ivan Bunin, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, and Karl Renner. Among people deceased in 1950, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach ranks 8Before him are George Bernard Shaw, Joseph Schumpeter, Gustaf V of Sweden, Vaslav Nijinsky, Heinrich Mann, and Willis Carrier. After him are Edgar Rice Burroughs, Johannes V. Jensen, Marcel Mauss, Vallabhbhai Patel, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, and Léon Blum.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach ranks 46 out of 1,209Before him are Ronald Koeman (1963), Peter Debye (1884), Theo van Doesburg (1883), Thomas Bernhard (1931), Max Euwe (1901), and Johan de Witt (1625). After him are Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Louis van Gaal (1951), Paul Verhoeven (1938), Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Marco van Basten (1964), and Ruud Gullit (1962).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Netherlands

Among businesspeople born in Netherlands, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach ranks 1After him are Frits Philips (1905), Colonel Tom Parker (1909), Yolanda Hadid (1964), and Ton Roosendaal (1960).