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Meet Amazing Americans Industrialists & Entrepreneurs Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie, three-quarter length portrait, 1913.
Industrialist and millionaire Andrew Carnegie

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Born: November 25, 1835
Died: August 11, 1919

Andrew Carnegie's life was a true "rags to riches" story. Born to a poor Scottish family that immigrated to the United States, Carnegie became a powerful businessman and a leading force in the American steel industry. Today, he is remembered as an industrialist, millionaire, and philanthropist. Carnegie believed that the wealthy had an obligation to give back to society, so he donated much of his fortune to causes like education and peace.

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