GHETTO Jean Paul( Oil tycoon)
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Jean Paul Getty (15.12.1892 years [Minneapolis] - 06/06/1976 years)
Jean Paul Getty, American oil tycoon, who at the time of his death was the richest man in the world. In the Getty empire includes the largest company Getty Oil Company and over 200 corporations.
Paul Getty was born on Dec. 15, 1892 in Minneapolis, United States, domestic oil magnate George Getty. After Oxford in 1913, Paul began to sell oil in the Tulsa, Oklahoma. Paul has been very successful and able businessman, and in 1916 he earned first own a million dollars. In the same year, his company moved to California.
In 1920, Paul Getty, having accumulated sufficient capital, bought a few oil companies formed the foundation of his financial empire. One of the most profitable activities of J. Paul Getty began buying oil concession in Saudi Arabia in 1949, which in 1950 began to yield billions in profits. In 1957, Paul Getty, was declared the richest man on earth. It is a title he retained until his death. In 1968, Paul Getty became a billionaire.
By the nature of the Getty was a very eccentric and wayward man. He was married five times, with each of the sons of these marriages had stood quite difficult relationship. After World War II Getty moved to England in Sutton Place in Surrey. His house was surrounded by a fortified wall and guarded by an army of security officers and twenty dogs, specially tamed for the protection of people.
Like many millionaires, the Getty in the mid-life began to engage in charity. In 1953, he founded J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu, where he presented much of his own art collection. In 1974 the museum moved to larger premises in Malibu. Most of his fortune Paul Getty left the Getty Trust - a charitable organization that owns the museum, as well as major Getty Center in Los Angeles, built in 1997.
. In 1973, the birthday of J. Paul Getty, was found by his grandson, Jean Paul Getty III, was abducted in Italy for five months before
. The kidnappers demanded the child for 3,2 million dollars ransom. Millionaire is not going to pay the money and enter into any negotiations with criminals. Apparently, his refusal due to poor relations with relatives, as well as stinginess striking Getty. It is known that for their guests, he found the house Pay Phone. Nevertheless, when the publisher of the newspaper in Rome were sent cut off the ear Getty's grandson, became a millionaire to think about the possibility of payment. However, police found the child earlier.
June 6, 1976 Jean Paul Getty, oil magnate and collector died at the age of 83 years.