Andrew Carnegie


Birthday November 25, 1835

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Dunfermline, Scotland

DEATH DATE Aug 11, 1919 (83)

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Steel industry mogul and philanthropist who turned the American steel industry into an international force.

Before Fame

He worked as a bobbin boy in a cotton factory and as a telegraph messenger boy.


He was ruthless, but also incredibly philanthropic, writing an article, The Gospel of Wealth, in 1889 that urged his fellow businessmen to use their wealth to advance and improve society.

Family Life

He married Louise Whitfield and together they had a child in 1897.

Associated With

He was often regarded as the second richest man next to John D. Rockefeller.


Andrew Carnegie Highlights
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