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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. 
Frederick Krupp died in 1826.
His son was Alfred Krupp.
Details about the Krupp family