Andrew carnegie (25 november 1835 – 11 august 1919) was a scottish-american businessman he ran us steel, a major steel making corporationwhen he retired, he was one of the richest men in america. Youth and early manhood andrew carnegie was born on november 25, 1835, in dunfermline, scotland, the son of william carnegie, a weaver, and margaret morrison carnegie. A look at the life of the andrew carnegie, the greatest industrialist and philanthropist of the 19th century the son of a poor scottish immigrant, andrew. Businessman, industrialist, philanthropist he is best known as the founder of the united states steel corporation (known today as the usx corporation. Andrew carnegie is arguably the most famous member of the south fork fishing and hunting club, though of all the members, he probably spent the least amount of time there, if he spent any time there at all carnegie. Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the united states because they were published before january 1, 1923.
Andrew carnegie was born into a family of weavers, who moved to the usa in 1848 to escape increasingly dire economic times in scotland – brought about by machinery supplanting manual labour – even borrowing funds to do so escaping this level of poverty made a lasting impression on carnegie. Carnegie's writings provide insight into his philosophy of successful wealth accumulation and subsequent use for the betterment of humankind these constitute the internal aspect of his legacy, supporting his own desire that humankind as a whole move toward a society of peace andrew carnegie's. 90 records for andrew carnegie find andrew carnegie's phone, address, and email on spokeo, the leading online directory.
Andrew carnegie was a scottish-american industrialist whom led the american steel industry in the late 1800’s andrew carnegie also sparked and stimulated philanthropy with his article “the gospel of wealth. Andrew carnegie spoken by: andrew carnegie, industrialist & philanthropist directed by: higham recording date: january 20, 1914 location: edison motion picture.
Born is scotland in 1835, andrew carnegie emigrated to the us at the age of 13 where he became one of the richest men in the world. Andrew carnegie’s steel company produced more metal than all of great britain in 1900 the richest man of his time, his goal was to give away his entire fortune. By the time he died in 1919, carnegie had given away $350,695,653 at his death, the last $30,000,000 was likewise given away to foundations, charities and to pensioners.
Andrew carnegie was born to margaret morrison carnegie and william carnegie in dunfermline, scotland in 1835, in a typical weaver's cottage with only one main room, consisting of half the ground floor which was shared with the neighboring weaver's family.
Andrew carnegie definition, andrew, 1835–1919, us steel manufacturer and philanthropist, born in scotland see more. Andrew carnegie's life was a true rags to riches story born to a poor scottish family that immigrated to the united states, carnegie became a powerful. Andrew carnegie was an american industrialist who made a fortune in the steel industry carnegie worked in a pittsburgh cotton factory as a boy before becoming a superintendent of the pennsylvania railroad in 1859 when he was working for the railroad, he invested in many different things, including.
Andrew carnegie has 2,183 ratings and 189 reviews jan-maat said: this is a solid biography that raises a crucial question that it never answers as a re. 60 andrew carnegie - though he had little formal education, andrew carnegie grew up to become one of the wealthiest men in the united states he began to build his fortune by making wise investments in oil and other industries. Led the enormous expansion of the american steel industry in the late 19th century also a high profile philanthropist, he gave away almost 90 percent of his.