Krupp meaning

kro͝op, krŭp
German family of steel and munitions manufacturers, including Friedrich (1787–1826), who founded the Krupp Works in Essen (1811), and his son Alfred (1812–1887), who there began the production of ordnance (c. 1847). Alfred's granddaughter Bertha (1886–1957) and her husband Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1870–1950) were important in the secret rearming of Germany after World War I.
0
0
(proper, person) Name of a family of Ger. steel & munitions manufacturers in the 19th & 20th cent.
noun
0
0
Advertisement