Aristotle Onassis

Greek businessman Aristotle Onassis

Aristotle Sokratis Onassis, commonly called Ari or Aristo Onassis, was a prominent Greek-born Argentine shipping magnate.
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In Tapes, Candid Talk by Young Kennedy Widow
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In the early days of the Cuban missile crisis, before the world knew that the cold war seemed to be sliding toward nuclear conflict, President John F. Kennedy telephoned his wife, Jacqueline, at their weekend house in Virginia. From his voice, she would say later, she could tell that something was wrong. Why don't you come back to Washington? he
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A masterful look at Maria Callas at 2nd Story - Providence Journal
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Director Ed Shea deserves credit for fleshing out the production by casting Bob Colonna as a foul-mouthed Aristotle Onassis, Callas' long-time lover. In the original play, Ari doesn't actually appear; his lines are spoken by the actress playing Callas,
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The Saturday quiz - The Independent
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9. Which of Jacqueline Bouvier's marriages lasted longer – to John F Kennedy, or to Aristotle Onassis? 10. Of 563 players registered for the new Premier League season, which country outside Britain and Ireland has the highest representation?
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Pitt Theatre's 2011-2012 Season To Explore Urban Landscapes - Broadway World
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Finally, visiting artist and scholar Anjalee Deshpande Hutchinson breathes life into Harvest, the Aristotle Onassis International Drama Award-winning play. In near-future Mumbai, a family struggles to survive in a world where the economy has
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Private Islands of the Stars - Daily Beast
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Billionaire Greek shipping mogul Aristotle Onassis is credited for kicking off the private-island trend in 1968 when he married Jackie Kennedy on Skorpios, his paradise in the Ionian Sea. Onassis' granddaughter Athina eventually inherited the island
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Going On A Summer Holiday With Jackie Kennedy - Forbes
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The images are from the archive of Italian photographer Settimio Garritano who followed Jackie each time she went on vacation in Capri from 1969, a year after she married Aristotle Onassis, until 1973. While the photographs are in the manner of
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Hit the High Seas Like Ari and Jackie O - TheStreet.com
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(TheStreet) -- You may not know the Christina O by name, but most likely you'd recognize the famous luxury yacht once owned by Aristotle Onassis through the photographs of its famous passengers, including everyone from wife Jackie O, to Princess Grace
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Kennedy Tapes: Do They Reveal Jackie O.'s Infidelities? - The Inquisitr
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The Widow Kennedy later went on to marry shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, and was widowed for the second time at the age of 46. Her place as a discreet and high-class style icon in America is well-cemented, and her influence on fashion is palpable ... -
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Daly shows mastery in 'Class' - Irish Echo
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Callas gave those classes three years after the Greek shipping magnate, Aristotle Onassis, who had been the center of her life since 1957, dumped her in favor of Jacqueline Kennedy. He married the former first lady in 1968, inflicting a wound from
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Uncalculated Risks
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AGE OF GREED The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, 1970 to the Present By Jeff Madrick Illustrated. 464 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $30. Seven years ago, James Mann published ''Rise of the Vulcans,'' a history of the neoconservative foreign-policy advisers who rose to prominence with the presidency of George W. Bush. Mann traced the group's
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CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK; Broadway's Callas vs. Callas Herself
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Terrence McNally's 1995 play, ''Master Class,'' was inspired by the now legendary master classes that Maria Callas gave during the 1971-72 academic year at the Juilliard School. There were 23 two-hour sessions in all, and Callas worked with 25 students whom she had selected after listening to some 300 young singers in auditions. But in the play,
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A Lesson in Charisma - New York Press
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You get a pat on the back if you recognize that “Sutherland” means Dame Joan, and that “Ari” is, of course, Aristotle Onassis. If you don't know either reference, the bitchiness that runs through the play like an undercurrent will presumably keep your ... - -
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Priceless buddha that sailed with Onassis is broken in museum case - The Independent
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The statue, once owned by the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis and bought at auction in London for £1.6m, is on display at Mr Ivanov's Fabergé Museum in Baden-Baden, Germany. The case contained another Fabergé buddha, which was also damaged
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A Mother's Sexuality: Taking Back MILF - BlogHer (blog)
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The accounts and photos of the early years of her marriage to Aristotle Onassis in particular, describe a woman who was comfortable with her body, and who very much enjoyed pleasure. Friends she made later in life describe her as someone who not only
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1975
    Age 69
    Onassis died at age 69 on 15 March 1975 at the American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, of respiratory failure, a complication of the myasthenia gravis from which he had been suffering during the last years of his life.
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  • 1973
    Age 67
    Onassis was greatly affected by the death of his 24-year-old son, Alexander, in a plane crash in 1973, and died two years later.
  • 1968
    Age 62
    Onassis ended his relationship with Callas to marry Jacqueline Kennedy, widow of U.S. President John F. Kennedy. They married on 20 October 1968 on Onassis's privately owned Greek island, Skorpios.
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    In October 1968, amidst the Greek military junta and shortly after his marriage to Jacqueline Kennedy, Onassis announced the launch of Project Omega, a $400 million investment program that aimed to build considerable industrial infrastructure in Greece including an oil refinery and aluminum smelter.
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    He was known for his business success, his great wealth and also his personal life, including his marriage to Athina Livanos, daughter of shipping tycoon Stavros G. Livanos, his affair with the opera singer Maria Callas and his marriage in 1968 to Jacqueline Kennedy, the widow of the American president John F. Kennedy.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1962
    Age 56
    Onassis's takeover of the SBM was initially welcomed by Monaco's ruler, Prince Rainier III as the country required investment, but Onassis and Rainier's relationship had deteriorated by 1962 in the wake of the boycott of Monaco by the French President, Charles de Gaulle.
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  • 1960
    Age 54
    Onassis and Livanos divorced in June 1960 during Onassis's well publicised affair with Maria Callas.
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  • 1957
    Age 51
    Onassis was involved in the privatization of the Greek national airline and founded the privatized Olympic Airways (today Olympic Air) in 1957.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1956
    Age 50
    The Greek government decided to give this and other companies to the private sector, and, on July 30, 1956, Aristotle Onassis signed a contract granting him the operational rights to the Greek air transport industry.
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  • 1954
    Age 48
    For this reason he became a target of the US government and in 1954, the FBI investigated Onassis for fraud against the U.S. government.
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  • 1953
    Age 47
    Onassis arrived in the Mediterranean principality of Monaco in 1953 and began to purchase the shares of Monaco's Société des bains de mer de Monaco (SBM) via the use of front companies in the tax haven of Panama, and took control of the organisation in the summer of that year.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1946
    Age 40
    Onassis married Athina Livanos, daughter of shipping magnate Stavros G. Livanos and Arietta Zafrikakis, on 28 December 1946.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1923
    Age 17
    In 1923, at the age of seventeen, Aristotle Onassis left for Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Nansen passport, and got his first job as a telephone operator, with the British United River Plate Telephone Company.
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  • 1922
    Age 16
    The Onassis family's substantial property holdings were lost, causing them to become refugees fleeing to Greece after the Great Fire of Smyrna in 1922.
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    Onassis was born in Smyrna and fled the city with his family to Greece in 1922 in the wake of the Greco-Turkish War.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1906
    Age 0
    Born on January 20, 1906.
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