American Businessman and Philanthropist
Andrew Carnegie embodied the "rags-to-riches" American dream. A poor Scottish immigrant, he amassed great fortune as a f...
Born November 25, 1835
Died August 11, 1919
Industrialist and philanthropist
Andrew Carnegie. AP/Wide World Photos.
Carnegie, Andrew (1835-1919)
An industrialist and philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie was born in Dumferline, Scotland, to William and Margaret Morrison Carnegie. Economic reverses led the family to emigr...
Born November 25, 1835 (Dunfermline, Scotland)
Died August 11, 1919 (Lenox, Massachusetts)
During his lifetime Andrew Carnegie's name immediately br...
The Scottish-born American industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was one of the first "captains of industry." Leader of the American steel industry from 1873 to 1901, he dispose...
In a capitalist society there is room for all social classes. The vast majority of people fall into the lower, middle, and upper classes. However, there is a select few that are out of this standard ...
One hundred and sixty-five years ago, a boy was born in the little village of Dumferline, Scotland. No one except God knew what was in store for the young Andrew Carnegie. His father was a weaver, and...
Robber Barons or Philanthropists?
In the late 1800s and early 1900s the term "Robber barons" came about. A robber baron is a description for businessmen of the period who only cared about personal pr...