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Name : Andrew Carnegie
Born : November 25, 1835
Died : August 11, 1919
Country : born Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Country : United States





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Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American businessman (November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919). He was born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland and in his childhood he was influenced by his grandfather and uncle who educated him.

Carnegie emigrated to America in 1848 where he found a low-paid job. Soon after that Carnegie opened personal library (of total 400 volumes) and worked as a Telegraph Messenger boy. During his life Carnegie had established over 1600 libraries in the United States.

During the Civil War he succeeded in his business and postwar years were more successful as Carnegie got involved in bond selling, oil trading and bridge building. In 1892 Carnegie had founded Carnegie Steel Company (U.S. Steel) and within a time had developed a great iron and steel industry in Pennsylvania and had expanded his business to the United Kingdom. Additional to that Carnegie owned 18 English newspapers and was known as the second wealthiest man in the world, who followed John D. Rockefeller.

His periodicals include Triumphant Democracy (1886), Gospel of Wealth (1900), The Law of Success (1928), An American Four-in-hand in Britain (1883), Round the World (1884), The Empire of Business (1902), a Life of James Watt (1905), Problems of To-day (1908).



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