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Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian

(1869—1955) oil industrialist and benefactor


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(b Constantinople [now Istanbul], 23 Mar. 1869; d Lisbon, 20 July 1955).

Turkish-born oil magnate and collector who became a British citizen in 1902 and adopted Persian nationality in 1926. ...

Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Art.


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