Krupp
The Allied Control Council which oversaw post World War II occupation of Germany issued Law No. 10 which provided the jurisdiction for prosecuting alleged Na...
Aaron Manby (ironmaster)
Aaron Manby (15 November 1776, Albrighton, Shrewsbury, Shropshire – 1 December 1850, Isle of Wight) was an English civil engineer and the founder of the Horseley Ironworks, notable for the many fine i...
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Henry Cort
Henry Cort (?1741 – 23 May 1800) was an English ironmaster. During the Industrial Revolution in England, Cort began refining iron from pig iron to wrought iron (or bar iron) using innovative productio...
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Richard Woodman (martyr)
Richard Woodman (1524?–1557) was a Protestant martyr, who was born in Buxted and lived in nearby Warbleton in East Sussex. He was burnt during the Marian Persecutions in 1557 in Lewes. The cult of the...
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Richard Cornell
Richard Cornell was an English Quaker ironmaster and resident of Long Island who is generally considered the first European settler on the Rockaway Peninsula in the present-day Borough of Queens, New ...
Isaac Wilkinson
Isaac Wilkinson (baptised 6 May 1695 - 31 January 1784) was an English industrialist, one of the founders of the iron industry and pioneer of the Industrial Revolution. However, his business ethics we...
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Nahum Stetson
Nahum Stetson (August 21, 1807 - October 6, 1894) was a leading businessman from southeastern Massachusetts during the 19th century. He is best known for his role in establishing the Bridgewater Iron ...
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Friedrich Alfred Krupp
Friedrich Alfred Krupp (17 February 1854 – 22 November 1902) was a German steel manufacturer of the company Krupp.
Krupp was born in Essen, Germany. His father was Alfred Krupp. In 1887, Friedrich...
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Robert Thompson Crawshay
Robert Thompson Crawshay (3 March 1817 – 10 May 1879) was a British ironmaster.
Crawshay, youngest son of William Crawshay by his second wife, Bella Thompson, was born at Cyfarthfa Ironworks. He w...
Lex Krupp
The Lex Krupp was a document signed into federal law on November 12, 1943 by Adolf Hitler that made the Krupp company a personal company with specially regulated rules of succession, in order to ensur...
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Krupp Diamond
The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond, formerly known as the Krupp Diamond, is a 33.19-carat (6.638 g) diamond that was bought by Richard Burton for his wife, Elizabeth Taylor in 1968. The Krupp diamond w...
Edward Sutton, 5th Baron Dudley
Edward Sutton, 5th Baron Dudley (1567–1643) was a major landowner, mainly in Staffordshire and Worcestershire, and briefly a Member of the House of Commons of England. Through his intemperate behaviou...
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Nannie Kelly Wright
Nannie Kelly Wright, born Nannie Scott Honshell (September 8, 1856 - December 12, 1946) was the only known American female ironmaster.
Nannie Scott Honshell was born in Catlettsburg, KY, the daugh...
James Foster (ironmaster)
James Foster (1786–1853) was a prominent Worcestershire ironmaster and senior partner in the important iron company of John Bradley & Co., Stourbridge, taking its name from his elder half-brother....
James Baird (industrialist)
James Baird (1802 in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire – 1876 in Cambusdoon) was a Scottish industrialist.
He was the fourth of the eight sons (and two daughters) of Alexander Baird and Jean Moffat....
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Thomas Baylies
Thomas Baylies (1687–1756) was a Quaker ironmaster first in England, then in Massachusetts.
Thomas Baylies was the son of Nicholas Baylies of Alvechurch in north Worcestershire. On 5 June 1706, ...
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Thomas Foley, 1st Baron Foley (1716–1777)
Thomas Foley, 1st Baron Foley (8 August 1716 – 18 November 1777) was a British politician.Foley was the son of Thomas Foley and his wife Hester (née Andrews), and the cousin, namesake and heir of Thom...
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Krupp cemented armour
Krupp cemented armour (Krupp cemented steel, K.C. armor, or KCA) is a further evolved variant of Krupp armour, developed during the early years of the 20th century. The process is largely the same wit...
Charles Ridgely III
Captain Charles Ridgely III (1733–1790) was a colonial Maryland planter and ironmonger.
Ridgely was born in Maryland in 1733 to Colonel Charles Ridgely II and Rachel Howard. With his father and br...
William Sandford
William Sandford (26 September 1841 – 29 May 1932) was an English-Australian ironmaster.Sandford was born at Torrington in Devon and became an accountant, eventually becoming manager of Ashton G...
Richard Foley (ironmaster)
Richard Foley (1580–1657) was a prominent English ironmaster. He is best known from the folktale of "Fiddler Foley", which is either not correct or does not apply to him. Richard was the son of anot...
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Charles Wood (ironmaster)
Charles Wood (1702 – October 1774) was an English ironmaster and one of the inventors of the potting and stamping method of making wrought iron from pig iron.
Charles Wood was the 7th of 15 childr...
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Krupp K5
The Krupp 28-cm-Kanone 5 (E), in short K5 with the (E) signifying Eisenbahnlafette (railway car gun-mount), was a heavy railway gun used by Germany throughout World War II.
Krupp's K5 series were ...
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William Crawshay I
William Crawshay (1764 – 11 August 1834) was a South Wales industrialist.The son of Richard Crawshay, he took over the Cyfarthfa Ironworks from his father, but it was never his primary concern, ...
William Crawshay II
William Crawshay II (27 March 1788 – 4 August 1867) was the son of William Crawshay I, the owner of Cyfarthfa Ironworks in Merthyr Tydfil,Wales.William Crawshay II became an ironmaster when he t...
George Benjamin Thorneycroft
Wealthy industrialist George Benjamin Thorneycroft (20 August 1791-28 April 1851) was a successful ironmaster and Tory supporter who became the first Mayor of Wolverhampton, after the Borough was inco...
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