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Friedrich Alfred Krupp (February 17, 1854 – November 22, 1902)

Friedrich Alfred Krupp 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.
Born: February 17, 1854, Essen, Germany
Died: November 22, 1902, Essen, Germany
Lived: Villa Krupp, Viale Giacomo Matteotti, 12, 80073 Capri NA, Italy (40.54769, 14.24378)
Buried: Friedhof Bredeney, Essen, Essener Stadtkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Find A Grave Memorial# 67917896
Spouse: Margarethe Krupp (m. 1882–1902)
Children: Bertha Krupp, Barbara Krupp
Parents: Bertha Krupp, Alfred Krupp
Grandchild: Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach

Friedrich Alfred Krupp loved the Italian island of Capri, where he often lived for some months in each year.
Address: Viale Giacomo Matteotti, 12, 80073 Capri NA, Italy (40.54769, 14.24378)
Type: Guest facility (open to public)
Phone:+39 081 837 0362
Place
Originally Villa Krupp was named Blaesus, in honor of the Greek poet. From 1906 to 1909, guest of the Settanni family, Maksim Gor’kij resided at the villa as well. After that, the villa was converted into an hotel, and the name was changed in Villa Krupp, in honor of Alfred Krupp, who built the street below and the gardens, which he donated to Capri. The Grand Hotel Quisisana is the largest and one of the best known hotels on the island of Capri. It is located in the heart of the old town of Capri, opposite the Hotel Residenza Capri and the Villa Sanfelice, to the south of the Piazza Umberto I. Set in gardens with "sprawling buildings [which] are painted a distinctive yellow and accented with vines," it is also a notable dining venue in the historic centre of Capri. British doctor George Sidney Clark established a sanatorium in 1845, turning it into the Grand Hotel Quisisana in 1861. "Qui si sana" means "here one heals" in Italian. The hotel contains 148 rooms. There are eight conference rooms, one of which can accommodate for up to 500 people. The La Colombaia restaurant serves lunch in the outdoor restaurant next to the pool and serves fresh seafood, pastas and pizzas, chicken dishes and fruits, cheeses and pastries. The Restaurant Quisi indoors serves Italian cuisine for dinner, accompanied by romantic music. It has been cited as one of Italy’s finest hotel restaurants. Since 1986, the Grand Hotel has been a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. They say of it, "Surrounded by its own lush park, the Quisisana is a veritable oasis of relaxation. Terraces overlook the sea and gardens, and the traditional, elegantly furnished accommodations – some with whirlpool baths – are the perfect expression of Capri’s Dolce Vita, famous throughout Italy and the world. Movie stars, royalty, politicians and heads of state have all chosen the Quisisana for their vacation on the Island of Capri, confirming the hotel as one of the world’s most exclusive resorts." Famous guests of the hotel include Russian writer Maxim Gorky, Russian singer Feodor Chaliapin, Oscar Wilde (together with Lord Alfred Douglas) and Friedrich Alfred Krupp. Other notable guests have been Tom Cruise, Sidney Sheldon, Gianni Agnelli, Claudette Colbert, Jean-Paul Sartre, Gerald Ford, and Sting. After escaping Egypt in 1952, King Farouk I was a guest of the hotel during part of his exile in Italy.
Life
Who: Friedrich Alfred Krupp (February 17, 1854 – November 22, 1902)
Friedrich Alfred Krupp was a German steel manufacturer of the company Krupp.Krupp was born in Essen, Germany. His father was Alfred Krupp. In 1887, Friedrich took over the leadership of his father’s company. He married Margarethe Krupp (born Freiin von Ende.) They had two daughters: Bertha and Barbara (married Tilo Freiherr von Wilmowsky.) Krupp increased and diversified the output of the Krupp Works, which he extended by the incorporation with them of other enterprises. A member of the Prussian Upper House and Council of State, he also sat in the Reichstag from 1893 to 1898. When in Capri, he stayed at the hotel Quisisana and had two yachts, Maya and Puritan. His hobby was Oceanography. He met Felix Anton Dohrn and Ignazio Cerio on Capri. On 15 November, 1902 the Social Democratic magazine Vorwärts claimed in an article that Friedrich Alfred Krupp was homosexual, that he had a number of liaisons with local boys and men and that his fondest attachment was to Adolfo Schiano, an 18-year-old barber and amateur musician. A week later, on November 22, 1902, Krupp committed suicide. In a speech at Krupp’s burial, Emperor Wilhelm II attacked the Social Democratic politicians, insisting that they had lied about Krupp’s sexual orientation. Krupp’s heirs began a suit against Vorwärts, but soon abandoned the action.



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At Friedhof Bredeney (Westerwaldstraße 6, 45133 Essen) is buried Friedrich Alfred Krupp (1854-1902), German steel manufacturer of the company Krupp. Krupp loved the Italian island of Capri, where he often lived for some months in each year. He stayed at the hotel Quisisana and had two yachts, Maya and Puritan. On 15 November, 1902 the Social Democratic magazine Vorwärts claimed in an article that Friedrich Alfred Krupp was homosexual, that he had a number of liaisons with local boys and men and that his fondest attachment was to Adolfo Schiano, an 18-year-old barber and amateur musician. A week after the German article was published, on November 22, 1902, Krupp committed suicide. In a speech at Krupp's burial, Emperor Wilhelm II attacked the Social Democratic politicians, insisting that they had lied about Krupp's sexual orientation. Krupp's heirs began a suit against Vorwärts, but soon abandoned the action.



Queer Places, Vol. 3 edited by Elisa Rolle
ISBN-13: 978-1532906695
ISBN-10: 1532906692
Release Date: July 24, 2016
CreateSpace Store: https://www.createspace.com/6228901
Amazon (print): http://www.amazon.com/dp/1532906692/?tag=elimyrevandra-20
Amazon Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01IZXI10E/?tag=elimyrevandra-20

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