John Kay (1704–80)

The brilliant inventor John Kay was one of the most significant figures of the early Industrial Revolution. His invention of the flying ...

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Alexander Keiller (1804–74)

Alexander Keiller was born in Dundee, Scotland, to the family who successfully established the Keiller brand of marmalade, but he achieved ...

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Ludwig Knoop (1821–94)

Ludwig Knoop was one of the most successful entrepreneurs in nineteenth-century Europe. He worked in several countries but especially in ...

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Alfred Krupp (1812–87)

The records of the Krupp family in the Rhineland date from 1587, and by the early 19th century their possessions included a forge in Essen ...

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