Andrew Carnegie

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 19t century, an is eften identifee'd as ane o the richest fowk an Americans ever.[4]

Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly left, 1913.jpg
Carnegie in 1913
Born25 November 1835(1835-11-25)
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Died11 August 1919(1919-08-11) (aged 83)
Lenox, Massachusetts, Unitit States
Restin place
Sleepy Hollow Seemetry, Sleepy Hollow, New York, U.S.
Kent forFoondin 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 worthUS$309 billion in 2007 dollars, accordin tae Forbes Magazine[1]
Poleetical pairty
ReleegionNorthren Presbyterian
Hauf-marrae(s)Louise Whitfield (m. Error: Invalid time.)
ChilderMargaret Carnegie Miller
ParentsWilliam Carnegie
Margaret Morrison Carnegie
RelativesThomas M. Carnegie (Bruther)
SignaturAndrew Carnegie signature.svg


  1. "The All-Time Richest Americans". All the Money in the World. Forbes. September 14, 2007. Retrieved May 4, 2014.
  2. "Andrew Carnegie". Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  3. MacKay, p. 29.
  4. leetit at 372 billion 2014 USD bi Jacob Davidson, 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.