The "infamous" successor of the famous Ringhoffer

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  • The "infamous" successor of the famous Ringhoffer

 6 months ago

Baron František Ringhoffer II and his family have indelibly inscribed themselves in the face of the Prague suburb of Smíchov. In 1852, the largest carriage house in the monarchy was built there. Also, long before Bata, he built houses for his workers (to enslave them, according to the Comanche) and established a company sickness fund and a pension fund for them (the comrades have already forgotten about this). And most importantly, he founded the Velkopopovice brewery ;-) After the war, the factory was nationalized because of alleged collaboration and ČKD Tatra was founded, which became the largest tram manufacturer in...  show more 
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