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Frederick Krupp

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1872. German Heavy Artillery.

Frederick Krupp, of Essen, founder of Krupp works began the manufacture of steel on the large scale by the Huntsman system; but like most pioneers of a new industry, he lost his small fortune in perfecting the art. [1]

Frederick Krupp died in 1826.

His son was Alfred Krupp.

Details about the Krupp family[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Institution of Civil Engineers Minutes of the Proceedings
  2. The Engineer 1902/12/05