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Alexander Socrates Onassis

Greek: Αλέξανδρος Ωνάσης
Birthdate: (24)
Birthplace: New York, NY, USA
Death: January 23, 1973 (24)
Athens, Attica, Greece (plane crash)
Place of Burial: Skorpios, Ionian Islands, Peloponnisos Dytiki Ellada ke Ionio, Greece
Immediate Family:

Son of Aristotle Socrates Onassis and Athina Mary Niarxos
Brother of Christina Onassis
Half brother of Omiros Onassis

Occupation: president of Olympic Airways
Managed by: Ofir Friedman
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About Alexander Socrates Onassis

Alexander Socrates Onassis (April 30, 1948 – January 23, 1973) was a Greek businessman. He was the son of the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis and his first wife Tina Livanos. He and his sister Christina Onassis were upset by his father's marriage to Jacqueline Bouvier, and he was credited with attempting to improve the relationship between his father and Stavros Niarchos.

Born in New York City, Onassis was not formally educated and worked for several years for his father at his Monaco headquarters. The relationship between Onassis and his father experienced tensions as a result of his secret relationship with Fiona Thyssen, former wife of Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza. He was later appointed the head of Olympic Aviation, a Greek regional airline owned by his father. Onassis died in hospital as a result of injuries sustained in an air crash at Hellinikon International Airport at the age of 24. The Alexander S. Onassis Foundation was established in his memory.

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Alexander Socrates Onassis's Timeline

April 30, 1948
New York, NY, USA
January 23, 1973
Age 24
Athens, Attica, Greece
Skorpios, Ionian Islands, Peloponnisos Dytiki Ellada ke Ionio, Greece