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Russian Billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev Vows to Turn Skorpios Into a "Greek Island Paradise"

Owner of the former Aristotle Onassis private island of Skorpios at the Ionian Sea, Russian tycoon Dmitry Rybolovlev has spoken of his plans for the island in a recent interview. Speaking to a special edition of the Cypriot publication Wealth...

Aristotle Onassis: The Triumph of the Ultimate Underdog

Aristotle Onassis was one of the richest men in history and certainly one of the most famous Greeks in the entire world during the 20th century. How did this young boy from Smyrna manage to amass a fortune while becoming...

Onassis vs. Niarchos: The Battle of the Legendary Greek Tycoons

Aristotle Onassis and Stavros Niarchos had two completely different personalities, but one common destiny -- to shape the 20th century in Greece. Aristotle Onassis was born in 1906 in Smyrna, at a time when the city was still under Ottoman rule....

Russian Tycoon Starts €184Μ Development on Former Onassis Island

The representative of Russian magnate Dmitry Rybolovlev, who owns the Skorpios island in the Ionian Sea, said on Thursday that the 184 million euro development of the island is set to start next month. Sergei Tsernitsin, met with Ionian Island...

Ex-Onassis Resort Reopens in Greece's Corfu (photos)

Α luxury resort in Corfu originally built for the Onassis family in the late 1960s has been renovated and will operate under Marriott’s Luxury Collection brand from Aug. 1. Originally designed by Greek architect Charalambos Sfaellos, Domes Miramare remains faithful...

Onassis' Mercedes to Be Auctioned Off Along With Dreams of Better Times

The National Bank of Greece (NBG) is auctioning off Onassis property. In particular, Alexander Onassis' Mercedes 1972 and items of furniture are being sold off 43 years after the tragic airplane accident that cost Aristotle Onassis' only son his life. The...

FREE: Trailblazing Brian Eno 'The Ship' Installation at the Onassis Cultural Center

Brian Eno -- prolific English musician, composer, singer, writer, visual artist and friend of Yanis Varoufakis -- is presenting his "The Ship" at the Onassis Cultural Center's Exhibition Hall. The conceptual starting point of the work is the Titanic,...

Saudi Arabian Prince in Mytilene with Onassis Super Yacht "Christina"

Saudi Arabian Prince Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud sailed into the port of Mytilene in the Aegean with two yachts, "Elegant 007" and Aristotle Onassis' legendary yacht "Christina". Anchored half a mile from the beach of Vatera in south Lesvos, the prince and...

Reenactment of Onassis' Jumbo 747 First Flight [Video]

The Olympic Airlines Workers’ Cultural Center, (POL.K.E.O.A) organized an event on December 8, aiming at promoting the historic space of Hellinikon airport, and the necessity of establishing an Aviation Museum and raising awareness on the subject. “Greece is the only...