Andrew Carnegie

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Person.png Andrew Carnegie   Alchetron Infogalactic Spartacus WikiquoteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Andrew Carnegie in National Portrait Gallery IMG 4441.JPG
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 Corporation, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Mellon University


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.

Andrew Carnegie was regarded in his day not just as a robber baron but--after the Homestead Strike of 1892, in which hired guards killed seven striking steelworkers--as a plutocrat with blood on his hands. He reshaped his image by giving away most of his fortune during his lifetime, and today he is remembered less for the strike than for his phrase 'the man who dies disgraced.'”
Andy Serwer,  Jeanne Lee [1]


Together with John D. Rockefeller, Carnegie was a major backer of schools in USA.[2]

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