Andrew & Peggy Cherng vs Andrew Carnegie

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Industrialist, Businessman, Entrepreneur and a major Philanthropist.
$3.22 Billion
Net worth 2018
$309 Billion
Food and Beverage
Industry
Steel
Las Vegas, Nevada
Residence
Dunfermline
United States
Country
American, Scottish
BirthDay
25/11/1835
Died On
August 11, 1919
Master of Arts, University of Missouri; Ph.D, University of Missouri
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2006

The eleventh most common baby name in 2006, Andrew was among the ten most popular names for male infants in 2005

2005

Andrew was the 20th most popular name chosen for male infants in 2005

2004

Andrew was the sixth most popular choice for a male infant in 2004

2003

Andrew was the first most popular name given to boys in the Northern Territory in 2003 to 2015 and continuing

2002

In 2002 and 2001, Andrew was the seventh most popular baby name in the United States

2000

In 2000, the name Andrew was the second most popular name in Australia

1999

From 1999 – 2003, Andrew was the sixth most often chosen name for a boy

1990

In Norway, with the spelling 'Andreas', the name has been the second most common name given to boys of the 1990s

1980

In the 1980s, Andrew was the 19th most popular choice of baby name in the United States

1974

In the United Kingdom in 1974, Andrew was the fourth most common name for a boy among infants, and it was third in 1964

1960

From the 1960s stretching back at least as far as the 1880s, Andrew was not among the forty most popular names in America

1901

It finally resulted in ‘the United States Steel Corporation’, which was incorporated on March 2, 1901

1892

In1892 he founded the Carnegie Steel Company by utilizing the various assets that he had accumulated over the years

1889

He wrote an article, “Wealth” in 1889 through which he emphasized upon the social responsibility of the wealthy class towards the less fortunate in the society

1888

His decision to take over the rival company, Homestead Steel Works in 1888 brought strategic advantages to his business

1886

His well-known piece of writing, “Triumphant Democracy” was published in 1886 and well accepted in the U

1873

He had the vision to foresee that iron would be replaced by steel hence he ended up setting a steel rail company in 1873 after which the steel furnace at Braddock started with steel rails in 1874

1870

Till 1870, Carnegie speculated in small iron factories through investments

1855

Carnegie made his very first investment of $500 in Adams Express in 1855 with Scott’s support; following which he learnt to invest and disinvest resulting in a huge start-up capital for his business ventures

1853

Scott (superintendent of Pennsylvania Railroad) in 1853

1850

Starting in 1850 as a messenger boy for a telegraph office in Pittsburg, he moved on to become secretary to Thomas A

1848

His father was a weaver and moved the entire family to Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, in 1848 after industrialization phase that rendered him jobless and in relentless poverty

1835

Andrew Carnegie was born on November 25, 1835 to William Carnegie and Margaret Morrison Carnegie in Dunfermline, Scotland