Andrew Carnegie

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Person.png Andrew Carnegie   SpartacusRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(businessman)
Andrew Carnegie in National Portrait Gallery IMG 4441.JPG
Born1835-11-25
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, UK
Died1919-08-11 (Age 83)
Lenox, Massachusetts, United States
ReligionNorthern Presbyterian
ParentsWilliam Carnegie Margaret Morrison Carnegie
ChildrenMargaret Carnegie Miller
SpouseLouise Whitfield
Founder ofCarnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Mellon University
PartyRepublican

Career

Andrew Carnegie was a steel magnate. He founded the Carnegie Steel Company and the Carnegie Corporation of New York

He also founded the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Institution for Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland and the Carnegie Hero Fund.

Actvities

Together with John D. Rockefeller, Carnegie was a major backer of schools in USA.[1]


References

  1. The Underground History of American Education


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