Robin hood also known as Prince of thieves was it classic socialist. Robin would rob rich to distribute among the poor. Socialism works similarly. Tax the rich and subsidize the poor.
Industrialist and arms dealer:
Human beings evolved from a primitive community of hunters and gatherers. When hunter decided that instead of going for hunt it will sharpen the old tools and create new tools which would then be exchanged for the hunt carried out by others. This was the birth of the first industrialist as also the first arms dealer in the world.