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Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly left, 1913.jpg
Carnegie in 1913
Born November 25, 1835(1835-11-25)
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Died August 11, 1919(1919-08-11) (aged 83)
Lenox, Massachusetts, Unitit States
Restin place
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, New York, U.S.
Kent for

Foondin an leadin the Carnegie Steel Company

Founding the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Institution for Science, Carnegie Mellon Varsity, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland an the Carnegie Hero Fund
Net worth US$309 billion in 2007 dollars, accordin tae Forbes Magazine[1]
Poleetical pairty
Republican[2]
Releegion Northren Presbyterian
Hauf-marrae(s) Louise Whitfield (m. Error: Invalid time.)
Childer Margaret Carnegie Miller
Parents William Carnegie
Margaret Morrison Carnegie
Relatives Thomas M. Carnegie (Bruther)
Signatur Andrew Carnegie signature.svg

Andrew Carnegie (/kɑːrˈnɡi/ kar-NAY-gee, but commonly /ˈkɑːrnɡi/ KAR-nə-gee or /kɑːrˈnɛɡi/ kar-NEG-ee;[3] November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) wis a Scots American industrialist wha led the expansion o the American steel industry in the late 19th century, an is eften identifee'd as ane o the richest fowk an Americans ever.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The All-Time Richest Americans". All the Money in the World. Forbes. September 14, 2007. Retrieved Mey 4, 2014. 
  2. "Andrew Carnegie". Encyclopedia.com. 
  3. MacKay, p. 29.
  4. leetit at 372 billion 2014 USD bi Jacob Davidson, time.com The 10 Richest People of All Time "Rockefeller gets all the press, but Andrew Carnegie may be the richest American of all time. The Scottish immigrant sold his company, U.S. Steel, to J.P. Morgan for $480 million in 1901. That sum equates to about slightly over 2.1% of U.S. GDP at the time, giving Carnegie economic power equivalent to $372 billion in 2014."

Citit soorces

  • MacKay, J. A. (1997). Little Boss: A life of Andrew Carnegie. ISBN 1851588329.