Stavros Niarchos, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Stavros Niarchos

Greek businessman

Date of Birth: 03-Jul-1909

Place of Birth: Athens, Attica Region, Greece

Date of Death: 15-Apr-1996

Profession: entrepreneur, shipowner, art collector

Nationality: Greece

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Stavros Niarchos

  • Stavros Spyros Niarchos (Greek: Sta???? Sp???? ???????, pronounced ['stavros 'spiros '?arxos]; 3 July 1909 – 16 April 1996) was a multi-billionaire Greek shipping tycoon.
  • Starting in 1952, he had the world's biggest supertankers built for his fleet.
  • Propelled by both the Suez Crisis and an increasing demand for oil, he and rival Aristotle Onassis became giants in global petroleum shipping. Niarchos was also a noted thoroughbred horse breeder and racer, several times the leading owner and number one on the French breed list.

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