Krupp

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Krupp

 (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.

Krupp

(krʊp; krʌp)
n
(Biography) a German family of steel and armaments manufacturers, including Alfred, 1812–87, his son Friedrich Alfred, 1854–1902, and the latter's son-in-law, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, 1870–1950

Krupp

(krʌp)

n.
Alfred, 1812–87, German industrialist and manufacturer of armaments.
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Noun1.Krupp - German arms manufacturer and son of Friedrich KruppKrupp - German arms manufacturer and son of Friedrich Krupp; his firm provided ordnance for German armies from the 1840s through World War II (1812-1887)
2.Krupp - German industrialist who manufactured steel in Essen (1787-1826)