Friedrich Mandl, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Friedrich Mandl

Austrian businessman, arms dealer, Argentine immigrant, advisor to Peron

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1900

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 01-Jan-1977

Profession: entrepreneur, publishing, arms trader

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Friedrich Mandl

  • Friedrich ('Fritz') Mandl (9 February 1900 – 8 September 1977) was chairman of Hirtenberger Patronen-Fabrik, a leading Austrian armaments firm founded by his father, Alexander Mandl. A prominent fascist, Mandl was attached to the Austrofascism and Italian varieties and an opponent of Nazism.
  • In the 1930s he became close to Prince Ernst Rüdiger Starhemberg, the commander of the Austrian nationalist militia ("Heimwehr"), which he furnished with weapons and ammunition.He inherited the weapons factory from his father, Alexander Mandl, which was used to help equip Hitler's Germany.
  • Until 1940, Mandl tried to maintain contact with Hermann Göring's office in order to supply Germany with iron.

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