Harkort, Friedrich

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Harkort, Friedrich Gender: M
born on 22 February 1793 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Hagen/Westfalen, Germany, 51n22, 7e28
Timezone LMT m7e28 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 04°43' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 00°34 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 02°13'

Friedrich Harkort


German businessman and politician in the early days of the industrial revolution .

In 1819 Harkort founded his factory on the Ruhr, which combined iron production and machine manufacture that was later connected with many other enterprises such as railroads and steamship lines.

Harkort was deputy county council, from 1830 Member of the Westphalian county council and in 1848 deputy of the Constituent Prussian National Assembly. He was named and leading figure of the group raking. From 1867 to 1870 he was a member of the North German Reichstag for the electoral district of Hagen and 1871 to 1874 for the same constituency member of the German Reichstag, where he was considered a progressive-liberal politicians and joined in two sessions of the Group of the Progressive Party. Except for education and social policy issues, he was also involved for transport and economic policy.

He died 6 March 1880 in Hombruch.

Link to German Wikipedia


Source Notes

Arno Müller, vol 2


  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator