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Andrew Carnegie was the richest man in America, may be even the richest man in the world. He inspired the #1 classic book on wealth creation: “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill.
Read 11 interesting facts about Andrew Carnegie, the mastermind behind Napoleon Hill’s “Think and Grow Rich”. Andrew Carnegie donated most of his vast fortune to libraries (Carnegie-Libraries), schools, universities and many other organizations.
- Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland on 25 November 1835.
- He was the son of a weaver.
- Andrew Carnegie rose from a bobbin boy in a textile factory to become one of the richest men in America.
- He was the father of modern steel and was one of America’s richest men.
- Andrew Carnegie was extremely successful when it came to investing his money.
- He was one of the most intriguing characters of late nineteenth century America.
- And he was the wealthiest man in the world at the beginning of the 20th century.
- Andrew Carnegie saw a lack of education as a major downfall of society.
- Andrew Carnegie was a philanthropist who donated the funds for lots of public libraries and they were named after him.
- Andrew Carnegie believed that one should keep only the money required for his family; the rest of the money one earns should be used for the betterment of society.
- Andrew Carnegie died on 11 August 1919 in Lenox, Massachusetts.
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