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
|Born||25 November 1835|
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
|Died||11 August 1919 (aged 83)|
Lenox, Massachusetts, Unitit States
|Sleepy Hollow Seemetry, 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|
|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. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- 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."