Andrew Carnegie

1835 - 1919

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Andrew Carnegie ( kar-NAY-gie, November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist. Carnegie led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century and became one of the richest Americans in history. He became a leading philanthropist in the United States and in the British Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrew Carnegie has received more than 6,935,284 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Andrew Carnegie is the 24th most popular businessperson (up from 27th in 2019), the 231st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 230th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Andrew Carnegie ranks 24 out of 604. Before him are Muhammad Yunus, Adolf Dassler, Cosimo de' Medici, Amancio Ortega, Ludwig Erhard, and Colonel Sanders. After him are Hugh Hefner, Tim Cook, Jules Rimet, J. P. Morgan, J. Paul Getty, and Florentino Pérez.

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Among people born in 1835, Andrew Carnegie ranks 7Before him are Mark Twain, Pope Pius X, Empress Dowager Cixi, Camille Saint-Saëns, Leopold II of Belgium, and Cesare Lombroso. After him are Adolf von Baeyer, César Cui, Giovanni Schiaparelli, Henryk Wieniawski, Samuel Butler, and Demetrius Vikelas. Among people deceased in 1919, Andrew Carnegie ranks 9Before him are Theodore Roosevelt, Ernst Haeckel, Karl Liebknecht, Emiliano Zapata, Karl Adolph Gjellerup, and Emil Fischer. After him are Ruggero Leoncavallo, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Gojong of Korea, William Crookes, Carl Larsson, and Madam C. J. Walker.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Andrew Carnegie ranks 231 out of 6,924. Before him are Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545), James Hunt (1947), Julie Andrews (1935), John Law (1671), Mordred (null), and Francis Galton (1822). After him are Alexander Selkirk (1676), Edward Burnett Tylor (1832), Arthur Henderson (1863), Charlotte Rampling (1946), David Gilmour (1946), and Henry Morton Stanley (1841).

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Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Andrew Carnegie ranks 2Before him are Cecil Rhodes (1853). After him are Bernie Ecclestone (1930), Thomas Cook (1808), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), Frank Williams (1942), Richard Branson (1950), Brian Epstein (1934), Stanley Rous (1895), David Icke (1952), Ron Dennis (1947), and Thomas Lipton (1848).

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