Friedrich Alfred Krupp
(1854-1902)

Died aged c. 48

Friedrich Alfred Krupp (17 February 1854 – 22 November 1902) was a German steel manufacturer of the company Krupp. He was the son of Alfred Krupp and inherited the family business when his father died in 1887. Whereas his father had largely supplied iron and steel, Friedrich shifted his company's production back to arms manufacturing. Friedrich greatly expanded Krupp and acquired the Germaniawerf in 1896 which gave him control of warship manufacturing in Germany. He oversaw the development of nickel steel, U-boats, the diesel engine, and much more. He died in 1902 of apparent suicide. His daughter Bertha inherited the company.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Via Krupp Alfred Friedrich Krupp venne a Capri nel 1898 ben Presto divenne un protettore dell isola. Nel Maggio 1898 propose al Comune la costruzione di una strada che collegasse Marina Piccola alla certosa. Il progetto fu redatto dall'ingegnere Comunale Emilo Mayer. Nella primavera del 1902 la strada era gia completata e fu dedicata a F. Krupp che divenne cittadino onorario di Capri.

English translation: Via Krupp. Alfred Friedrich Krupp came to Capri in 1898 and soon became a protector of the island. In May 1898 he proposed to the Municipality the construction of a road connecting the Marina Piccola to the Carthusian Monastery. The project was drafted by the Municipal Engineer Emilo Mayer. In the spring of 1902 the road was completed and was dedicated to F. Krupp who became an honorary citizen of Capri.

Via Matteotti, Capri, Italy where they built

Friedrich Alfred Krupp civitati capreensi donavit A.D. MCMII

English translation: Friedrich Alfred Krupp, God hath given to the city of Capri 1902

Giardini Augusto, Via Giacomo Matteotti, Capri, Italy where they given citizenship of Capri (1902)