Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist and one of the wealthiest people in the world in his time. But besides being the founder of the Carnegie Steel Company which later became the U.S. Steel Corporation, Carnegie was also a great philanthropist who gave the majority of the wealth he created in business to a variety of philanthropic projects. After selling his Carnegie Steel Company to J.P. Morgan in 1901, he devoted himself completely to philanthropy, funding a variety of projects, most notably libraries across the United States, Canada, Britain and other English-speaking countries. He also funded or built:

Other notable projects by Andrew Carnegie: