Wealth, prestige, women, and the curse mark the life of Aristotle Onassis, a Greek of origin, on a citizen of Argentina’s passport. He was born in 1906 in Smyrna / Izmir /. He finds the key to success too young and does not miss it for the rest of his life. His company is doing business with countries in the 5 continents. He had his own 10 commandments, which he kept secret all his life, and just before death he trusted a journalist. His loudly debated marriage to Jacqueline Kennedy makes billionaire one of the most celebrated 20th century figures. He was a friend of high-ranking people like Winston Churchill, visiting statesmen, kings, and billionaires. The story of the famous shipping magnate begins in the family of a wealthy tobacco trader. His mother died early and the little Aristotelis was raised by her grandmother who dreamed her grandson to become a pop. His uncle, who is a politician, brings him into a world full of adventures, ship trips and erotic experiences. The boy with beautiful eyes and a beautiful figure grows like a bohemian and scandal. His grandmother learns to love the psalms, by his uncle – that the tip is the safest currency, and from his own experience he understands that women are the sweetest pleasure. With this knowledge the young man is ready to start his Odyssey … His wealth is a symbol of independence – of everything and of all. Buenos Aires sold fruit and vegetables, and later became a fitter at a British telephone company. Worker and night shift. He also worked on ties and gambling – for a little money he allowed children to look for a cheap toy at the bottom of a basin. Thus, the enterprising youngster raised his income to $ 25 a week, which at the time was not much. But for own business, much larger capital was needed. By the letter, Aristotle asked his father to send him some samples of the best Peloponnese tobacco … This first business idea of Aristotle proved to be quite profitable – from the first batch of tobacco he sold he made $ 500. Ask the impossible … is the first of the basic principles in the management of the super-boy. Ari had the ability to always find an idea that would lead to success. He was able to set a goal that repeatedly exceeded his abilities, almost unreal.
Tobacco money he did not spend but put in a bank. During the day, he found a quicker and sweeter path to wealth – gambling. Earned money invested in prestige, began to “work” for a position in society. You bought a sleek suit, a pair of Italian shoes, 6 silk shirts, and a local yacht club, where the city’s elite gathered and spent time surrounded by women: among them the young Greek used enormously success. Having raised a significant amount, the future multi-millionaire set a new goal – to create his own cigarette production.
Betting on his elegant outfit and eastern appearance, Onassis hired a shop and rented an insignificant sign: “Aristotle Onassis, an importer of Eastern Tobacco.” His starting capital was $ 50,000 – half his, the other half – on credit. He bought the necessary equipment at a minimum price and hired Greek emigrants to work. He started selling the first two varieties of cigarettes designed for respected people. He bet on high quality and low cost. Once again, he showed excellent market flair – selling elite cigarettes to emancipated ladies who “won” with a slim smell, colorful filters and sophisticated packaging. He also has a strong “marketing”. He approached the Italian soprano Claudia Muzzo and persuaded her to appear in public places with his cigars in his mouth. However, Onassis continued to lead Spartan life, minimizing personal expenses.
Learning from his mistakes … is the second principle in the successful businessman’s business. This is the ability to use feedback. She was the strong side of Aristotle Onassis: “The secret of business success is knowing something that does not know anyone.” And “… you have to make others see things as you see them.” He knew that it was not the profit, but rather the new opportunities that were found in reaching the set goals.
After success in the cigarette business, Onassis chose a new direction for his ambitious plans – ships and maritime trade. He set up a sinking seagoing vessel with a displacement of 7,000 tons and put it on a raid again, but the ship sank in a cyclone. Onassis drew the necessary lessons from this failure, but he did not give up the goal.
“If women did not exist, all the money in the world would lose their meaning,” said Onassis. It was extremely attractive. In his surroundings were Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Gloria Sonson and many others. His first wedding is with 16-year-old Athens Levanu, the heir of a wealthy Greek shipbuilder family, which opens the doors of the world’s business elite to Onassis. They have two children – Alexandros and Christina. His wealth never ceases to grow and he becomes one of the richest people in the world. The idyllic is blasted when in Venice, Onassis meets the great love of her life – singer Maria Callas, who is on top of her glory but is unhappy in her personal life. Onassis does not like an opera, but appreciates Callas’ worldwide success, whose love for him is ashamed, and he is stunned by the glimmer of it. They do not marry, but they are very close to the death of Onassis.After his divorce with Tina in 1968, Aristotle Onassis decided to amaze the world. His relationship with Callas interrupts because of the aging billionaire’s fascination with the most beautiful and elegant secular widow Jacqueline Kennedy. They marry on Scorpio Island, owned by Onassis. There is a lot of rain during the wedding, but the audience is still numerous and 400 photographers reflect the event. The marriage contract of this couple turns out to be the most disputed from a legal and financial point of view. It contains more than 100 clauses that provide everything from money to marriage bed. The contract provided for their rooms to be separate. Thus Jacqueline was released from the obligation to give birth to children of Onassis. He offers her love and prosperity, she – her tenderness. But their relationship, so crafted,is followed by a string of tragic events for Onassis: Athens is found dead in her apartment in Paris, suicidal with pills; his son Alexander died in a plane crash; his daughter, Cristina, is experiencing a series of unhappy marriages and divorces. Deeply upset, Aristotle Onassis can no longer bear the whims of his extravagant wife and thinks of divorcing her and contacting Maria Callas again. But death ends his projects. On 15 March 1975, the billionaire reached its last port.Aristotle Onassis can no longer bear the whims of his extravagant wife and thinks of divorcing her and contacting Maria Callas again. But death ends his projects. On 15 March 1975, the billionaire reached its last port. Aristotle Onassis can no longer bear the whims of his extravagant wife and thinks of divorcing her and contacting Maria Callas again. But death ends his projects. On 15 March 1975, the billionaire reached its last port.
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