Stavros Niarchos

Greek Businessman
Born Jul 3, 1909

Stavros Spyros Niarchos was a Greek shipping tycoon, sometimes known as "The Golden Greek. " In 1952, Stavros Niarchos built the first supertankers capable of transporting large quantities of oil, and subsequently earned millions of dollars as global demand for his ships increased.… Read More

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1909 Birth Born on July 3, 1909.


1952 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Starting in 1952, he had the world's biggest supertankers built for his fleet. … Read More
1956 47 Years Old In 1956 the Suez Canal Crisis considerably increased the demand for the type of large tonnage ships that Niarchos owned. … Read More


1984 75 Years Old …  He acquired the Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard horse breeding farm in Neuvy-au-Houlme, France and Oak Tree Farm in Lexington, Kentucky where in 1984 he bred his most successful horse, Miesque. … Read More
1996 87 Years Old 1 More Event
After his death in 1996, his daughter Maria Niarchos-Gouazé took charge of racing operations. … Read More
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