Anton Philips

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Anton Frederik Philips (14 March 1874 – 7 October 1951) co-founded Royal Philips Electronics N.V.wikipedia
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Anton Frederik Philips (14 March 1874 – 7 October 1951) co-founded Royal Philips Electronics N.V. in 1912 with his older brother Gerard Philips in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
In 1895, after a difficult first few years and near bankruptcy, the Philipses brought in Anton, Gerard's younger brother by sixteen years.

Gerard Philips

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Anton Frederik Philips (14 March 1874 – 7 October 1951) co-founded Royal Philips Electronics N.V. in 1912 with his older brother Gerard Philips in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
In 1912, Gerard and his younger brother Anton Philips converted the business to a corporation by founding NV Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken.

Eindhoven

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Anton Frederik Philips (14 March 1874 – 7 October 1951) co-founded Royal Philips Electronics N.V. in 1912 with his older brother Gerard Philips in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
In 1891, brothers Gerard and Anton Philips founded the small light bulb factory that would grow into one of the largest electronics firms in the world.

Karl Marx

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His father was active in the tobacco business and a banker at Zaltbommel in the Netherlands (he was also a first cousin to Karl Marx).
Her sister Sophie Pressburg (1797–1854) married Lion Philips (1794–1866) and was the grandmother of both Gerard and Anton Philips and great-grandmother to Frits Philips.

Frits Philips

Anton Philips brought his son Frits Philips and son-in-law Frans Otten into the company in their times.
The second child, he was the only son of Anton Philips and his wife Anne Henriëtte Elisabeth Maria de Jongh.

Zaltbommel

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His father was active in the tobacco business and a banker at Zaltbommel in the Netherlands (he was also a first cousin to Karl Marx).

PSV Eindhoven

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In Eindhoven they supported education and social programs and facilities, such as the football department of the Philips Sports Association, which is the best known.
The venue was built in the Strijp borough, and more specifically in the Philipsdorp area – a neighborhood set up in 1910 by Anton Philips in order to provide accommodation to employees.

Frans Otten

Anton Philips brought his son Frits Philips and son-in-law Frans Otten into the company in their times.
He was the son-in-law of the co-founder of the company, Anton Philips.

Netherlands

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Anton Frederik Philips (14 March 1874 – 7 October 1951) co-founded Royal Philips Electronics N.V. in 1912 with his older brother Gerard Philips in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. His father was active in the tobacco business and a banker at Zaltbommel in the Netherlands (he was also a first cousin to Karl Marx).

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His father was active in the tobacco business and a banker at Zaltbommel in the Netherlands (he was also a first cousin to Karl Marx).

World War I

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During World War I, Anton Philips managed to increase sales by taking advantage of a boycott of German goods in several countries.

Sales

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During World War I, Anton Philips managed to increase sales by taking advantage of a boycott of German goods in several countries.

Boycott

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During World War I, Anton Philips managed to increase sales by taking advantage of a boycott of German goods in several countries.

German-occupied Europe

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Anton, Otten and other family members escaped the Netherlands just before the Nazi Occupation during World War II.

World War II

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Anton, Otten and other family members escaped the Netherlands just before the Nazi Occupation during World War II.

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He was imprisoned for several months at the concentration camp of Vught after his workers went on strike, and he survived.

Righteous Among the Nations

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He was honoured with the title Righteous Among the Nations by the State of Israel in 1996.

Israel

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He was honoured with the title Righteous Among the Nations by the State of Israel in 1996.

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