Donald Trump (right) with his second wife, Marla Maples, and their daughter, Tiffany, at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, in 1996. Trump’s grandfather, Friedrich, first arrived in New York on a steamship from Germany in 1885. Photo: Getty Images
Donald Trump (right) with his second wife, Marla Maples, and their daughter, Tiffany, at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, in 1996. Trump’s grandfather, Friedrich, first arrived in New York on a steamship from Germany in 1885. Photo: Getty Images

The Trump dynasty’s roots in Germany and its fortunes in America – the siblings, the wives, the untimely deaths

  • Friedrich Drumpf – later Trump – and his German wife launched a dynasty that’s spawned a federal judge, a research engineer, a property magnate and a president
  • President Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, is set to publish an unflattering book about the Trump family history on Tuesday

Donald Trump (right) with his second wife, Marla Maples, and their daughter, Tiffany, at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, in 1996. Trump’s grandfather, Friedrich, first arrived in New York on a steamship from Germany in 1885. Photo: Getty Images
Donald Trump (right) with his second wife, Marla Maples, and their daughter, Tiffany, at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, in 1996. Trump’s grandfather, Friedrich, first arrived in New York on a steamship from Germany in 1885. Photo: Getty Images
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