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Onassis

Aristotle (Socrates). 1906--75, Argentinian (formerly Greek) shipowner, born in Turkey. In 1968 he married Jacqueline, 1929--94, the widow of US President John F. Kennedy
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Lippman, an author and journalist, tells the story of how Exxon, Mobil, Chevron, and Texaco worked with the CIA and Department of State to thwart the plans of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, as he tried to corner the crude oil shipping market by signing a deal with the king of Saudi Arabia that would give his ships the right to transport almost all of the oil exported from the kingdom.
Five years after the assassination of President John Kennedy, she donned a wedding dress, entered a candlelit chapel and pronounced "I do" to Aristotle Onassis, a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon.
Olympic, founded in 1957 by the late shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, fell into a steady decline after being operated for decades by the Greek government, saddling the state budget with losses.
From Aristotle Onassis to Pink Floyd to Boy George to the King of Monaco, they have all snoozed in El Corsario.
To show how the good and bad seasons alternate in our lives, the author cites an impressive list of the biographies, in brief, of the famous people whose lives and seasons he has studied -ranging from Beethoven and Verdi to Picasso and Aristotle Onassis, and from Queen Elizabeth I and King Henry VIII to Winston Churchill and Mikhail Gorbachev.
Olympic, founded in 1957 by the late shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, fell into steady decline after being operated for many decades by the Greek government and burdened the state budget with losses.
Born in what was then Smyrna (yzmir), Aristotle Onassis (1906-75) was a phenomenally wealthy Greek shipping magnate who became almost equally famous as the man who turned his back on the opera singer Maria Callas to marry the widowed Jackie Kennedy.
Fernando Meirelles' next opus, "Nemesis," is an adaptation of the eponymously titled Aristotle Onassis biography by Brit author Peter Adams.
Built in 1974 on commission from Aristotle Onassis, Olympic Tower was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and was the first New York skyscraper to feature a combination of retail shops, commercial office space and owner-occupied apartments in the same building.
Acclaimed director Fernando Meirelles is set to make the new film which will focus on the alleged love triangle between Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, Bobby Kennedy and Jackie Onassis.
--ALBERT BRESSAND Aristotle Onassis Professor of Practice in International and Public Affairs at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs
He boards the superyacht Christina O - once owned by Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis - and explores the backstreets along the canals of Venice.