Andrew Carnegie (// kar-NAY-gee, but commonly // KAR-nə-gee or // kar-NEG-ee; November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) wis a Scots American industrialist wha led the expansion o the American steel industry in the late 19t century, an is eften identifee'd as ane o the richest fowk an Americans ever.
Carnegie in 1913
25 November 1835|
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
11 August 1919 (aged 83)|
Lenox, Massachusetts, Unitit States
|Sleepy Hollow Seemetry, Sleepy Hollow, New York, U.S.|
Foondin an leadin the Carnegie Steel Company
|Net worth||US$309 billion in 2007 dollars, accordin tae Forbes Magazine|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Louise Whitfield (m. Error: Invalid time.)|
|Childer||Margaret Carnegie Miller|
Margaret Morrison Carnegie
|Relatives||Thomas M. Carnegie (Bruther)|
- "The All-Time Richest Americans". All the Money in the World. Forbes. September 14, 2007. Retrieved May 4, 2014.
- "Andrew Carnegie". Encyclopedia.com.
- MacKay, p. 29.
- 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."