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Christina Onassis, Aristotle Onassis

On this day in 1988, Christina Onassis passes away aged 37

Christina Onassis was the only daughter of self-made Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Socrates Onassis and Athina Livanos. Her maternal grandfather was Stavros Livanos, founder of the Livanos shipping empire. Christina Onassis was…

Iconic yacht ‘Christina O’ sails into Poros island 7

Iconic yacht ‘Christina O’ sails into Poros island

Iconic yacht ‘Christina O,’ which belonged to Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, sailed into Poros island on Sunday. The luxurious vessel, which now belongs to Greek shipowner Yiannis Papanikolaou, has hosted great…

On this day in 1909 a Greek shipping magnate was born 9

On this day in 1909 a Greek shipping magnate was born

Stavros Spyros Niarchos, the Greek shipping magnate who spent much of his life battling his archrival Aristotle Onassis for supremacy on the high seas was born in Athens, on July 3, 1909.…

Former Onassis family villa up for sale 17

Former Onassis family villa up for sale

A stunning seaside villa, formerly owned by the family of shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, is up for sale for 15 million euros. Located at Lagonissi, in East Attica, the 823 square metre…

On this day in 1906 a Greek tycoon is born 22

On this day in 1906 a Greek tycoon is born

Aristotle Socrates Onassis was born on the 20th January 1906 in Smyrni and passed away 15th March 1975, aged 69. Commonly called Ari or Aristo Onassis, was a Greek shipping magnate, who amassed the world’s largest…

Luxurious 'Christina O' docked in Piraues 28

Luxurious ‘Christina O’ docked in Piraues

Currently at the harbour of Piraeus, is the world-renowned yacht “Christina O” which will be docked there for a short period of time. Starting life in World War II as a Canadian frigate,…

November 19, 1988 Christina Onassis dies aged 37 29

November 19, 1988 Christina Onassis dies aged 37

Christina Onassis (Χριστίνα Ωνάση) was the only daughter of self-made Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Socrates Onassis and Athina Livanos. Her maternal grandfather was Stavros Livanos, founder of the Livanos shipping empire. Christina…

Arab prince anchors Christina O off Lesvos 30

Arab prince anchors Christina O off Lesvos

According to Greek media reports, the legendary yacht Christina O- once owned by Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis was spotted over the weekend anchored off the beach of Vatera in Lesvos. The yacht,…