Aristotle Onassis “The Golden Greek”
BBC documentary (1994)
Documentary analyzing the lifetime of delivery magnate Aristotle Onassis — together with his rise from poverty, controversial enterprise dealings, bitter rivalry with oil tycoon Stavros Niarchos. amorous affairs with most of the world’s most well-known ladies, and tragic household life.
Aristotle Socrates Onassis (Greek: Αριστοτέλης Ωνάσης, Aristotelis Onasis; 15 January 1906 – 15 March 1975), generally referred to as Ari or Aristo Onassis, was a Greek delivery magnate and businessman. Onassis amassed the world’s largest privately owned delivery fleet and was one of many world’s richest and most well-known males. He was recognized for his enterprise success, his nice wealth and in addition his private life, together with his marriage to Athina Livanos, daughter of delivery 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. Onaasis was born in Smyrna and fled the town together with his household to Greece within the wake of the Greco-Turkish Warfare in 1922. Onassis moved to Argentina in 1923 and established himself as a tobacco dealer and later a delivery proprietor through the Second World Warfare. Shifting to Monaco, Onassis rivaled Prince Rainer III for financial management of the nation by means of his possession of SBM and within the mid 1950s sought to safe an oil delivery association with Saudi Arabia and engaged in whaling expeditions. Within the 1960s Onassis tried to determine a big funding contract, Undertaking Omega, with the Greek army junta, and bought Olympic Airways which he had based in 1957. Onassis was drastically affected by the demise of his 24 yr previous son, Alexander, in a aircraft crash in 1973, and died lower than two years later.