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Who is andrew carnegie

Updated on December 21, 2009

Andrew Carnegie was born on 25 November 1835 in Dunfermline, Scotland. He emigrated with his parents to America and as a young man he built Pittsburgh's Carnegie Steel Company. This he later merged with other companies, and thus U,S. Steel was formed.He was a man ahead of his time and from the fortune he made, he dedicated his life to helping others giving most of his fortune to universities,seats of learning truly establishing himself a a great philanthropist, all over the world

His life really can be described as one of the great philanthropists of our time and his life is truly one of a "rags to riches" story of a man dedicated not only to working hard,but improving the lives of many all over the world, and allowing the trade and transport of goods to flourish.


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