Andrew Carnegie Biography

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Name: Andrew Carnegie

Birth date: November 25, 1835 - August 11, 1919

Profession: Industrialist

Best works: philanthropy, "The Gospel of Wealth"

Why you should read it: he was at the time the biggest philanthropist of all, he gave away 90% of his personal wealth to charities, foundations and universities about US$ 350 million (today it'd be around US$ 79 billion).

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