Thyssen is a Low Frankish and Dutch patronymic surname. It is derived from the common given name Thijs, a short form of Mathijs (Matthew). The Dutch digraph ij and the y ("ij" without dots) were used interchangeably until the surname spelling fixations around 1810. While Thijssen is the more common form in the Netherlands, "Thyssen" prevails elsewhere. It may refer to:
The Krupp family, a prominent 400-year-old German dynasty from Essen, is notable for its production of steel, artillery, ammunition and other armaments. The family business, known as Friedrich Krupp AG, was the largest company in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century, and was the premier weapons manufacturer for Germany in both world wars. Starting from the Thirty Years' War until the end of the Second World War, it produced battleships, U-boats, tanks, howitzers, guns, utilities, and hundreds of other commodities.
Hans Henrik Ágost Gábor, Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon et Impérfalva, an industrialist and art collector, was a Dutch-born Swiss citizen with a Hungarian title and heir to a German fortune, a legal resident of Monaco for tax purposes, with a declared second residency in the United Kingdom, but in actuality a long-time resident of Spain, and son of a German father and a Hungarian and English American mother. His fifth and last wife, Carmen "Tita" Cervera, is a former Miss Spain titleholder. In 2007, the Baroness Carmen Thyssen Bornemisza was married to an Italian-Swiss businessman, Dr. Ing. Luigi Forino. Luigi Forino became part of the heritage Thyssen Bornemisza. He is the president of multinational petroleum corporation MCC Petroli, based in Geneva and operating worldwide.
ThyssenKrupp AG is a German industrial engineering and steel production multinational conglomerate. It is the result of 1999 merger of Thyssen AG and Krupp and has its operational headquarters in Duisburg and Essen. The company claims to be one of the world's largest steel producers, and it was ranked tenth-largest worldwide by revenue in 2015. It is divided into 670 subsidiaries worldwide. The largest shareholders are Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation and Cevian Capital. ThyssenKrupp's products range from machines and industrial services to high-speed trains, elevators, and shipbuilding. Subsidiary ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems also manufactures frigates, corvettes, and submarines for the German and foreign navies.
The Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, or simply the Thyssen, is an art museum in Madrid, Spain, located near the Prado Museum on one of the city's main boulevards. It is known as part of the "Golden Triangle of Art", which also includes the Prado and the Reina Sofía national galleries. The Thyssen-Bornemisza fills the historical gaps in its counterparts' collections: in the Prado's case this includes Italian primitives and works from the English, Dutch and German schools, while in the case of the Reina Sofia it concerns Impressionists, Expressionists, and European and American paintings from the 20th century.
The Thyssen family has notable members, all of whom descend from Friedrich Thyssen, who have established steel works, elevators and escalators, industrial conglomerates, banks, and art collections - Thyssen AG, ThyssenKrupp and ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. Originating from Germany, family members have taken up residence in various countries.
August Thyssen was a German industrialist.
Heinrich Thyssen, after 22 June 1907 Heinrich Freiherr Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon et Impérfalva, was a German-Hungarian entrepreneur and art collector.
Thyssen was a major German steel producer founded by August Thyssen. The company merged with Friedrich Krupp AG Hoesch-Krupp to form ThyssenKrupp in 1999.
Baroness Francesca von Thyssen-Bornemisza, formerly Francesca von Habsburg-Lothringen, is an art collector. By birth, she is a member of the House of Thyssen-Bornemisza. She is also the former wife of Karl von Habsburg, current head of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine.
Heinrich Hiesinger is a German engineer and manager who served as the CEO of thyssenkrupp from 2011 until 2018.
Nora Picciotto, formerly Baroness Nora Bentinck and Nora Czartoryski is the first wife of Prince Adam Karol Czartoryski, mother of Princess Tamara Czartoryska.
María del Carmen Rosario Soledad Cervera y Fernández de la Guerra, Dowager Baroness Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon et Impérfalva, popularly known as Carmen "Tita" Cervera or Carmen "Tita" Thyssen, is a Spanish socialite, and art dealer and collector.
Uhde is a surname. It may refer to:
Bornemisza or Bornemisza de Kászon et Impérfalva is the name of the Hungarian noble family which dates back to 17th century. In 1905 Heinrich Thyssen, member of the German Thyssen family, married Baroness Margit (1887-1971), the daughter of the king's Hungarian chamberlain Baron Gábor Bornemisza de Kászon et Impérfalva (1859-1915). Gabor, being the last male of his line and having no sons of his own, adopted Heinrich, his son in law. As a result of the adoption, the Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria-Hungary officially extended his father-in-law's baronial title in the Hungarian nobility to Heinrich and his male-line descendants in 1907. Since then, their legitimate male line offspring bear the name von Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon et Impérfalva.
Eleonore von Habsburg-Lothringen is an Austrian jewellery designer, gemologist, and member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine.
TBG AG, named for the Thyssen-Bornemisza Group, is a private venture capital firm based in Zurich, Switzerland. The company is the investment arm of the Thyssen-Bornemisza family and is chaired by Georg Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, the eldest son of noted industrialist and art collector Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza. TBG's CEO is Christoph von Grolman.
Georg Heinrich, Baron von Thyssen-Bornemisza was the chairman of the private venture capital firm TBG AG, which operates as the investment arm of the Thyssen-Bornemisza family.
The Corviglia Ski Club is a recreational snow sports club located in Corviglia, Switzerland. It was founded in 1930 by European aristocrats and is one of the oldest and most famous private members club in the world - exclusively for the rich and the famous.
Fiona Frances Elaine Campbell-Walter, formerly Baroness Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon et Impérfalva, is a New Zealand-born British model. She had a successful career in the 1950s and was photographed by Henry Clarke and Cecil Beaton. Campbell-Walter was known for her relationship with Greek shipping heir Alexander Onassis, whom she began an affair with after separating from her husband, Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon et Impérfalva.