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Stavros Spyros Niarchos

On April 16, 1996: Stavros Niarchos passes away

The secret of his shipping success was very simple: buy cheap and buy big. Stavros Spyros Niarchos, the shadowy Greek shipping magnate who spent much of his life battling his archrival Aristotle…

Why We Can’t Wait for Christmas in Athens 3

Why We Can’t Wait for Christmas in Athens

Lights It may not be as astonishing as London or New York, but Athens at night during Christmas oozes with twinkling seasonal charm. Stars and other Christmas-shaped lights line the main streets,…

On this day in 1909 a Greek shipping magnate was born 6

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.…

On this day in 1996, Stavros Niarchos passes away 9

On this day in 1996, Stavros Niarchos passes away

Stavros Spyros Niarchos, the shadowy 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,…

The Best of Christmas in Athens for 2018 17

The Best of Christmas in Athens for 2018

The City of Athens, museums and cultural institutions are hosting a bright, festive and creative array of events, happenings, and displays to celebrate Christmas in the city. Daily, there are plenty of…