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In spite of his wealth and the famous women who fell for his charm, Aristoteles Onassis ended tragically.



Written and directed by Rudolph Herzog

Produced by Taglicht Media for ZDFInfo



The 6-part documentary series GELD MACHT GESCHICHTE (MONEY POWER HISTORY), produced by taglicht media for ZDFinfo looks at the influence of money on history. Money has advanced and set back mankind, has opened and ended new eras. A poor refugee from Smyrna, Aristoteles Onassis revolutionized shipping and became fabulously rich. Maria Callas and Jackie Kennedy fell for him. But a tragic event changed his life forever.


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