Shipping magnate who was known for his power, prestige, and philanthropy. He was also No. 101 when he died on Forbes' list of the world's richest people.
He was a deckhand who climbed to the top, becoming a captain in the merchant marine and purchasing his first cargo vessel in 1938.
He received the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople's Golden Cross and the Order of the Phoenix's Grand Cross.
His father and mother, Spiro Latsis and Aphrodite Efthimiou, had 21 children of which he was number seven.
His grandson Paris Latsis was once engaged to socialite and controversial figure Paris Hilton.