Bertrand Russell vs Aristotle Onassis

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Philosopher
Business magnate
Net worth 2018
$1 Billion
Scientists
Industry
Business People
Trellech, Monmouthshire, UK
Residence
Smyrna, Ottoman Empire
British, Welsh
Country
Greek
18/05/1872
BirthDay
15/01/1906
February 2, 1970
Died On
March 15, 1975
Trinity College, Cambridge (1890–1895)
Education
Evangelical Greek School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
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1970

His body was cremated on 5 February 1970 and the ashes were scattered over the Welsh mountains later that year

1949

They separated in 1949 and the divorce finally came through in 1952

1945

While ‘Russell’s Paradox’ is his first major work, Bertrand Russell is best remembered for his 1945 book, ‘A History of Western Philosophy’

1936

The wedding took place at the Midhurst register office on 18 January 1936

1923

They also had a daughter, Katharine Jane Russell, born on 29 December 1923

1921

Their eldest child, John Conrad Russell, 4th Earl Russell, was born on 16 November 1921

1913

In the same year, he started publishing ‘Principia Mathematica’, written with Whitehead in three volumes; the last volume being published in 1913

1910

In 1910 he became a lecturer in the University of Cambridge

1905

Then in 1905, he published another of his major works, ‘On Denoting’

1903

Finally in 1903, he presented the paradox in his well-known book, ‘The Principles of Mathematics’

1901

In 1901, it led to his discovery of ‘Russell’s Paradox’

1899

Later in 1899, he was appointed lecturer at the Trinity College, Cambridge

1898

Sometime now, he also started an intensive study on foundation of mathematics; the fruit of which was published in 1898 as ‘An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry’

1896

In 1896, Russell began his career as a lecturer of German social democracy at the London School of Economics

1895

Meanwhile, he also started writing a thesis, ‘An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry’, which in 1895, earned him a fellowship at Trinity College

1894

Subsequently in 1894, Russell completed the Moral Sciences Tripos and then joined the British embassy at Paris as an attaché

1893

Therefore, after he graduated First Class in mathematics as seventh Wrangler in 1893, he concentrated on philosophy

1890

In 1890, Russell received a scholarship to read for the Mathematical Tripos at Trinity College, Cambridge

1878

Unfortunately, his grandfather too passed away in 1878

1876

By January 1876, young Bertrand had lost his parents as well as sister, Rachel

1872

Bertrand Arthur William Russell was born on 18 May 1872 at Ravenscroft, Trellech, Monmouthshire into an aristocratic family

20

It provides a survey of Western philosophy from the pre-Socratic days to early 20th century

1975

Two years later, he breathed his last on March 15, 1975 at the American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France due to respiratory failure, a complication of the myasthenia gravis that he had been suffering from during the last years of his life

1973

In 1973, tragedy struck his household when his son from his first marriage died in a plane crash

1968

The relationship strengthened further as the two became lovers and eventually married in 1968

1960

The couple was blessed with two childrenThe marriage with Livanos did not last long and the two divorced in 1960 following his infidelity and romantic relationship with singer Maria Callas, which initiated in 1957

1957

In 1957, he plunged into the airline business and took over the failing Greek national Airline turning it to a profitable private business under the name Olympic Airways

1950

From 1950 to 1956, he found monetary success whaling off the Peruvian coast

1946

His relationship with Athina Livanos, who was half his age but daughter of shipping magnate, ended up in marriage in December 1946

1923

After the Turkey’s invasion of Greece and the subsequent Great Fire of Smyra, he left for Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1923, where he found job as a telephone engineer at the British United River Plate Telephone Company

1000

The 1000% increase in tax on imported goods in 1929 brought in a big blow for his South American business ventures