This Day in Jewish History / A Minstrel and Bartender-turned-master Industrialist Dies

Karl Wittgenstein began as a teen runaway and ended up a steel and iron magnate.

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January 20, 1913, is the day on which Austrian industrialist Karl Wittgenstein died, in Vienna. Though remembered today mainly, if at all, for being the father of philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, Karl was a...