Andrew Carnegie

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Person.png Andrew Carnegie   SpartacusRdf-icon.png
(businessman)
Andrew Carnegie in National Portrait Gallery IMG 4441.JPG
Born 1835-11-25
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, UK
Died 1919-08-11 (Age 83)
Lenox, Massachusetts, United States
Religion Northern Presbyterian
Children Margaret Carnegie Miller
Parents William Carnegie Margaret Morrison Carnegie
Spouse Louise Whitfield
Party Republican

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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