november 25, 1835- august 11th, 1919
andrew carnegie was one of the richest men. he started off his life in Scotland but when he was just 12 years old him and his family moved to America to start a new life, which was probably one of the best things he could have done. Andrew was a philanthropist, he started off working in a factory making $1.25 a week when he was just 12 years old. he later left that job and started working at a railroad company, making investments he starts to learn how everything works finally after a few years he leaves the railroad and starts working at Keystone bridge company. within the next decade he worked night and day dedicated to the steel industry, later he starts his own business Carnegie Steel company. he and his company revolutionized the steel production in the united states. Carnegie built plants all over the country using new technology and methods. within years he had become a billionaire.