Aristotle Onassis

1906 - 1975

Aristotle Onassis

Aristotle Socrates Onassis (; Greek: Αριστοτέλης Ωνάσης, Aristotelis Onasis; 20 January 1906 – 15 March 1975), commonly called Ari or Aristo Onassis, was a Greek shipping magnate who amassed the world's largest privately owned shipping fleet and was one of the world's richest and most famous men. He was married to Athina Mary Livanos (daughter of shipping tycoon Stavros G. Livanos), had an affair with famous opera singer Maria Callas and was married to Jacqueline Kennedy, the widow of American President John F. Kennedy.Onassis was born in Smyrna (modern-day İzmir in Turkey) and fled the city with his family to Greece in 1922 in the wake of the catastrophe of Smyrna. He moved to Argentina in 1923 and established himself as a tobacco trader and later a shipping owner during the Second World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aristotle Onassis has received more than 5,989,391 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Aristotle Onassis ranks 11 out of 481Before him are Cecil Rhodes, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Ingvar Kamprad, John D. Rockefeller, and Sepp Blatter. After him are Vince McMahon, David Rockefeller, Cosimo de' Medici, Levi Strauss, Ferdinand von Zeppelin, and Carlos Slim.

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Among people born in 1906, Aristotle Onassis ranks 7Before him are Leonid Brezhnev, Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt, Dmitri Shostakovich, Samuel Beckett, and Puyi. After him are Luchino Visconti, Grace Hopper, Kurt Gödel, Albert Hofmann, Henri Charrière, and Sergei Korolev. Among people deceased in 1975, Aristotle Onassis ranks 8Before him are Chiang Kai-shek, Hannah Arendt, Dmitri Shostakovich, Ivo Andrić, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Haile Selassie. After him are Otto Skorzeny, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Umm Kulthum, Josephine Baker, Mikhail Bakhtin, and Faisal of Saudi Arabia.

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Among people born in Turkey, Aristotle Onassis ranks 62 out of 901Before him are Mustafa II (1664), Abdul Hamid I (1725), Xenophanes (-570), Selim III (1761), Alp Arslan (1029), and Saint Blaise (300). After him are Mahmud I (1696), Hipparchus (-190), Piri Reis (1470), Priam (null), Mithridates VI of Pontus (-132), and Murad V (1840).


Among businesspeople born in Turkey, Aristotle Onassis ranks 1After him are Calouste Gulbenkian (1869), Basil Zaharoff (1849), Dieter Zetsche (1953), and Salt Bae (null).

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