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Onassis Brought Life to the Greek Island of Skorpios

By Cliff Blaylock Skorpios or Scorpios is a private island in the Ionian Sea off the western coast of Greece and just to the east of the island of Lefkada. The barren island was bought by Aristotle Onassis in 1963. At the...

Rybolovlev Dressed up as Ancient Greek

A luxurious party was held on the private island of Skorpios in the Ionian Sea, located off the western coast of Greece and just to the east of the island of Lefkada. Skorpios is mainly known as the private island...

Disputes About Onassis’ Museum Location

Dmitri Rybolovlev, the Russian billionaire, new owner of the private island of Skorpios in the Ionian Sea, who reportedly bought it for his daughter Ekaterina Rybolovleva, has decided to donate objects and furniture of the late tycoon Aristotle Onassis. A...

Rybolovlev's Backstage Deal Gets Him Skorpios

Dmitry Rybolovlev, a Russian businessman, investor, philanthropist and current owner of AS Monaco Football Club, is now the owner of Aristotle Onassis’s legendary island of Skorpios, sold for a reported $100 million by the late Greek tycoon's daughter Athina...

After 14 Years, Athina Onassis Plans to Visit Greece

Athina Onassis Roussel, granddaughter and heiress of one of Greece's most successful and famous tycoons, Aristotle Onassis, is reportedly planning a visit to Skorpios, the island her grandfather bought, almost 14 years after she last visited her homeland. A number...

Private Islands in Greece Up for Sale Due to Crisis

The crisis brought to Greece has had many advantages for millionaires. Several owners are trying to sell their islands because of the high taxes that were recently introduced by the government. As a result, prices have fallen in contrast to...