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Andrew Carnegie

An American early industrialist. He began working at a factory as a boy and ascended the corporate ladder until he founded Carnegie Steel Company, which later became U.S. Steel. Believed by many to be one of the richest men in history, he became a philanthropist in later life and gave away most of his money. Critics claim he was an opponent of organized labor who paid his employees poorly under harsh working conditions. His supporters contend he lived the American dream, rising from poverty to wealth through hard work and dedication. He lived from 1835 to 1919. See also: Robber Baron.
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Previous winners of the Carnegie prize, which was founded in 1937, include Philip Pullman, Anne Fine, Terry Pratchett and CS Lewis.
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The man standing in the middle of the street looked suspiciously and said, "So you come out to make fun of me so early in the morning," and with that he swung his fist, hit and fell the beginner in the Carnegie art of sweet-talk to the ground.
The Brooklyn-New Carnegie Brewery will be built in a former factory building in a residential and commercial complex on Stockholm harbor.
The award is decided by the Board of Dale Carnegie & Associates Inc based in New York and has only been presented to a UK business leader twice in the last six years.
Carnegie, who had made his money as a steel industrialist in America, decided to devote the latter part of his life to philanthropic works.
"In memory of Andrew Carnegie whose generous and timely aid hastened the completion of this building and enlarged the scope and function of the library."
Morris, author of The Tycoons, Carnegie stood five-foot--three, had small hands and feet and a boyish face, and, to the irritation of some, was a "tireless bundle of bouncing, gabbling energy, opinionated and obsequious, fawning and provocative." (3) A widely recognized optimist, Carnegie wrote in his autobiography that "[a] sunny disposition is worth more than fortune.
Carnegie Bank would also purchase the fund arms of HQ Bank, and the purchase would allow it to continue with banking operations even while the merger formalities are being finalised.
3 September 2010 - Swedish investment bank Carnegie said today it has agreed to acquire struggling HQ Bank and HQ Fonder with their 300 employees for a total SEK1.118bn.
Carnegie s funding applications was selected along with 12 other funding candidates, from a total of 61 other applications.