What is Carnegie?

  • (noun): United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919).
    Synonyms: Andrew Carnegie
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on carnegie:

Administration Building, Carnegie Institution Of Washington
... The Administration Building, Carnegie Institute of Washington is a Beaux-Arts style building designed by architects Carrere and Hastings ... It houses the Carnegie Institution for Science ... Andrew Carnegie founded and endowed this Institution in 1902 to encourage scientific "investigation, research and discovery" that would lead "to the improvement of mankind." The Beaix-Arts style building ...
Carnegie Group
... The Carnegie Group brings together the science ministers and senior officials from the G8 nations and some others including the European Commission in meetings, possibly every six months or every ... The Carnegie Group of Science Advisers to Presidents and Prime Ministers was established in 1991 by William T ... The Carnegie Group, an informal group designed to bring together the science ministers and advisors of the G8 countries and the EU to discuss issues of mutual concern and interest, has ...
Carnegie, Minnesota - History
... Carnegie was a community developed in competition with the town of Jasper ... Carnegie failed to attract sufficient investment and development, and as Jasper prospered, Carnegie's residents departed ...
Carnegie Learning
... Carnegie Learning, Inc ... Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie Learning was founded by cognitive science researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in conjunction with veteran mathematics teachers ...
List Of Wealthiest Historical Figures - North American Figures and Their Wealth - Andrew Carnegie
... Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland before emigrating to the US ... Founder of the Carnegie Steel Company, which was the most extensive integrated iron and steel operations in the United States, Carnegie merged his company into U.S ... In his final years, Carnegie's net worth was US$475 million, but by the time of his death in 1919 he had donated most of his wealth to charities and other philanthropic endeavors and had only US$30 million left ...

More definitions of "Carnegie":

  • (noun): United States educator famous for writing a book about how to win friends and influence people (1888-1955).
    Synonyms: Dale Carnegie

Famous quotes containing the word carnegie:

    I would as soon leave my son a curse as the almighty dollar.
    —Andrew Carnegie (1835–1919)

    We accept and welcome ... as conditions to which we must accommodate ourselves, great inequality of environment; the concentration of business, industrial and commercial, in the hands of a few; and the law of competition between these, as being not only beneficial, but essential for the future progress of the race.
    —Andrew Carnegie (1835–1919)