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Aristotle Onassis

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The Resume

    (January 15, 1906-March 15, 1975)
    Founded Olympic Airways (1967)
    Married Jacqueline Kennedy (1968)
    Owned numerous shipping ventures

Why he might be annoying:

    He cheated on his first wife, who he married for her shipping connections, frequently.
    He received an Argentine citizenship so he could get into the business of importing opium to Argentina, which made him a millionaire in three years (1925).
    He manufactured counterfeit cigarettes.
    He slept with Evita Peron and presented her with a $10,000 check for her favorite charity (1947).
    He dabbled in illegal whaling prior to selling his whaling ships to the Japanese (1951-1954).
    He was charged with violating citizenship provision of the shipping laws for hanging American flags on his ships when he was not an American citizen (1954).
    He pled guilty to the fraud charges involving the American flags on his ships and paid a $7 million fine.
    His ex-wife married his arch shipping rival, Stavros Niarchos.
    He married Jacqueline Kennedy who was more than likely after his fortune.
    He broke an intense relationship with another woman to marry Jacqueline Kennedy.
    His daughter Christina Onassis died from an overdose of diet pills (1988).

Why he might not be annoying:

    He grew up as a refugee in Greece after Turkey reclaimed his hometown and much of his family fortune was lost.
    He moved to Argentina with no assets, working as a dishwasher.
    Both of his children were born in New York City.
    He bought his own island of Skorpios (1963).
    His company served five continents.
    He put a lot of money back into Greece.
    He was one of the richest men in the world.
    His son died in a helicopter crash (1973).

Credit: Captain Howdy

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2023, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 267 Votes: 50.94% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 21 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 17 Votes: 70.59% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 30 Votes: 63.33% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 22 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 30 Votes: 76.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 16 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 55 Votes: 67.27% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 54 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 33 Votes: 75.76% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 74 Votes: 78.38% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 162 Votes: 67.90% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 321 Votes: 68.54% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 96 Votes: 76.04% Annoying