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Aristotle Onassis


Greek-Argentine shipping tycoon who wedded Jacqueline Kennedy about Oct 20, 1968, following a monetary marital contract was brokered. He worked well for a phone company after offering for Greece in Globe Battle I. He produced his early lot of money by smuggling cigarette. He was among the men in charge of the Omega Task, alongside Greek Primary Minister Col. George Papadopoulos, whom he allegedly bribed. His 1st wife was Athina Livanos, the girl of shipping and delivery magnate Stavros G. Livanos. He previously a boy, Alexander, along with a girl, Christina, with her. His torrid affair with opera diva Maria Callas finished this union. His loss of life in 1975 resulted in very much haggling over his property. Ted Kennedy negotiated Jackie Kennedy’s talk about, which equaled, with regards to the resource, either $10 million or $26 million.

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Full Name Aristotle Onassis
Date Of Birth January 20, 1906
Died March 15, 1975, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Place Of Birth Izmir, Turkey
Height 1.65 m
Profession Entrepreneur
Education Evangelical School of Smyrna
Nationality Argentine, Greek
Spouse Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Tina Onassis Niarchos
Children Christina Onassis, Alexander Onassis
Parents Socrates Onassis, Penelope Dologu
Siblings Merope Onassis, Artemis Onassis, Kalliroi Onassis
Partner Maria Callas
Star Sign Aquarius

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1Partnered with Arthur G. Cohen to build Olympic Tower (1971), 51-story a residential/commercial building across from St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York City).
2Portrayed by Frank Vincent, Raul Julia, Joss Ackland, Thom Christopher, Robert Lindsay, and Philip Baker Hall. Anthony Quinn played a character based on Onassis in The Greek Tycoon (1978).
3According to "Greek Fire: The Story Of Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis" by Nicholas Gage, Callas's and Onassis's child, a boy, was born and died on 30 March 1960.
4In 1954, the FBI investigated Onassis for Fraud Against the Government. He was charged with violating the citizenship provision of the shipping laws which requires that all ships displaying the American flag be owned by United States citizens. Onassis pled guilty and paid $7 million to the United States Government.
5Founder (1956) of Olympic Airways of Greece.
6Ended his affair with opera diva Maria Callas to marry Jacqueline Kennedy.
7Children: Alexander Socrates (April 30, 1948 - January 23, 1973) and Christina Onassis.
8After her divorce from Onassis, Athina married John Spencer-Churchill. After their divorce, she married her sister's widower - Onassis's arch shipping rival - Stavros Niarchos. She was the daughter of another Greek shipping magnate, Stavros Livanos.
9Grandfather of Athina Onassis Roussel.



Jetset in den Sixties - Das süße Leben der Schönen und Reichen2010TV Movie documentaryHerself

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20/202011TV Series documentaryHimself
Kennedys' Home Movies2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Smash His Camera2010DocumentaryHimself
50 años de2009TV SeriesHimself
20 heures le journal2007TV SeriesHimself
Callas assoluta2007DocumentaryHimself
Final 242006TV Series documentaryHimself
Tage und Nächte in Paris2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Churchill2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Kennedys: The Curse of Power2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Legenden2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Reputations1994TV Series documentaryHimself
Fame in the Twentieth Century1993TV Series documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Divine Garbo1990TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Callas: A Documentary1978TV Movie documentaryHimself
I due Kennedy1970DocumentaryHimself

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2If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
3To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.

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