German industrialist, banker.
Fritz Thyssen buys a palace for the Nazi party. It was purchased with money from the Bank voor Handel en Scheepvarrt in Rotterdam.
In a meeting arranged by Goering, Hitler gets to preach his party line to top banker Hjalmar Schacht, and German Industrialist Fritz Thyssen. Both became major financial backers of the Nazi party.
Under the Trading with the Enemy act Executive Order Number 9095 seizes Thyssen’s American arm of his finances -the Union Banking Corporation.