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Fugger family, German mercantile and banking dynasty that dominated
European business during the 15th and 16th centuries, developed capitalistic
economic concepts, and influenced continental politics. The founding fathers.
Hans Fugger ...
The large profits realized from this venture encouraged the Fuggers to participate
also in mining operations in Silesia. ... The chief financial supporter of Maximilian
I's policies since 1490, Fugger was identified with these policies for better or for ...
... the court of Graz in Austria, and finally was patronized by the noble Fugger
family in Augsburg. In 1564 he returned to Venice to become second organist at
St. Mark's, where he remained until 1584, when he succeeded the virtuoso ...
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