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Andrew Carnegie

1835 - 1919

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Andrew Carnegie (Scots: [kɑrˈnɛːɡi], English: kar-NEG-ee; 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, Great Britain, and the British Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrew Carnegie has received more than 9,131,389 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Andrew Carnegie is the 30th most popular businessperson (down from 24th in 2019), the 265th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 230th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Businessperson.

Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist. He built a fortune in the steel industry, and then used the profits to build Carnegie Hall and to endow the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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Among businesspeople, Andrew Carnegie ranks 30 out of 601Before him are Amancio Ortega, Muhammad Yunus, Ray Kroc, P. T. Barnum, Adolf Dassler, and Jules Rimet. After him are Steve Ballmer, Hugh Hefner, J. P. Morgan, Guccio Gucci, Otto Frank, and João Havelange.

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Among people born in 1835, Andrew Carnegie ranks 8Before him are Pope Pius X, Empress Dowager Cixi, Camille Saint-Saëns, Leopold II of Belgium, Cesare Lombroso, and Adolf von Baeyer. After him are César Cui, Henryk Wieniawski, Giovanni Schiaparelli, Samuel Butler, Demetrius Vikelas, and Giosuè Carducci. Among people deceased in 1919, Andrew Carnegie ranks 12Before him are Emil Fischer, Karl Liebknecht, Alfred Werner, Emiliano Zapata, Gojong of Korea, and John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh. After him are Ruggero Leoncavallo, William Crookes, Carl Larsson, Yakov Sverdlov, Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria, and Princess Charlotte of Prussia.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Andrew Carnegie ranks 265 out of 7,765Before him are Graham Greene (1904), Edmund I (921), Bede (672), Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545), Edmond Halley (1656), and Jimmy Page (1944). After him are David Lloyd George (1863), John Constable (1776), Jeremy Irons (1948), George Everest (1790), Mary of Teck (1867), and Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901).

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Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Andrew Carnegie ranks 2Before him are Cecil Rhodes (1853). After him are Thomas Cook (1808), Richard Branson (1950), Bernie Ecclestone (1930), Frank Williams (1942), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), Stanley Rous (1895), John McAfee (1945), Brian Epstein (1934), Ron Dennis (1947), and Thomas Lipton (1848).