Shipping Magnate Chic with Aristotle Onassis

OnassisBlog2The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows” (Aristotle Onassis, 1970’s

Aristotle Sokratis Onassis (15 January 1906 – 15 March 1975) was a prominent and harismatic Greek-born Argentinian shipping magnate, who later married Jackie Kennedy and resulted in the global press referring to her as “Jackie O”.  Much of Onassis’ massive fortune was accumulated through the sea transfer of oil for companies like Mobil and Texaco – imagine if he was around today with the current price of crude!

Millionaire Aristotle Onassis Smiling and Wearing EyeglassesOnassis was a highly celebrated collector and wearer of glasses and sunglasses, with many pictures of him throughout the mid-20th century stylishly documenting this.

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