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Fruwirt, Ferdinand der Ältere#

b. Vienna, Oct. 5, 1812, d. Vienna, March 1, 1867, industrialist, father of Ferdinand Fruwirt the Younger. In 1836 took over his parents' company consisting of several weapon factories in Lower Austria (Wiener Neustadt, Neunkirchen, Freiland, St. Aegyd am Neuwalde). Produced high precision guns which were also used by the Austrian army.

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