August 11, 1919 CE – Scottish Industrialist and Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie Dies

August 11, 1919 CE – Scottish Industrialist and Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie DiesRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons After decades of enormous success and generous donations, legendary captain of industry Andrew Carnegie died on August 11, 1919 – likely as the second wealthiest man in history behind John D. Rockefeller. Having emigrated to the United States with his parents at the age of 13, Carnegie ascended from a position in a cotton mill to be the head of one of the most impressive and profitable companies that has ever existed. Born in Dunfermline, Scotland on November 25, 1835, the young Carnegie spent his early years living in the modest home […]