Carnegie, Andrew

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Born: Nov 25, 1835 AD
Died: 1919 AD, at 83 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Philanthropist


1835 – He was born on the 25th day of November this year in Dunfermline, Scotland.

 

1851 - He became a telegraph messenger boy in the Pittsburgh Office of the Ohio Telegraph Company

 

1860 - He had investments in railroads, railroad sleeping cars, as well as bridges and oil derricks, and he built wealth as a bond salesman raising money in Europe for American enterprises.

 

1870 - He founded the Carnegie Steel Company, a step which cemented his name as one of the “Captains of Industry”.

 

1889 – He published an article entitled "Wealth" in the June issue of the North American Review.

 

1901 - He devoted his life to large-scale philanthropy, with special emphasis on local libraries, world peace, and scientific research.

 

1919 - He died in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow, New York.

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