Getty, J(ean) Paul

 (1892–1976) Not John. U.S. oil man and benefactor; his son Jean Paul Getty II (1932–) is also often given wrongly as John.

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  • Getty, J(ean)Paul — Get·ty (gĕtʹē), J(ean) Paul. 1892 1976. American business executive who amassed a multibillion dollar fortune and established a museum in Malibu, California (1953), to publicly display his vast art collection. A new museum, the Getty Center,… …   Universalium

  • Getty, J(ean) Paul — born Dec. 15, 1892, Minneapolis, Minn., U.S. died June 6, 1976, Sutton Place, Surrey, Eng. U.S. oil billionaire, reputed to be the richest man in the world at his death. The son of an oil millionaire, he began buying and selling oil leases in… …   Universalium

  • Getty, J(ean) Paul — (15 dic. 1892, Minneapolis, Minn., EE.UU.–6 jun. 1976, Sutton Place, Surrey, Inglaterra). Empresario petrolero multimillonario estadounidense, considerado el hombre más rico del mundo al momento de su fallecimiento. Hijo de un empresario… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • paúl — I (Del lat. vulgar padule < lat. palus, paludis , pantano.) ► sustantivo masculino Terreno pantanoso cubierto de hierba. SINÓNIMO paular II (De san Vicente de Paúl.) ► adjetivo/ sustantivo masculino RELIGIÓN Se aplica al clérigo que es miembro …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Getty — (as used in expressions) Getty, fundación J. Paul Getty, J(ean) Paul Getty, Museo J. Paul …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Getty — /get ee/, n. J(ean) Paul, 1892 1976, U.S. oil magnate and art collector. * * * (as used in expressions) Getty Museum J. Paul Getty Trust J. Paul Getty Jean Paul * * * …   Universalium

  • Getty — /ˈgɛti/ (say getee) noun J(ean) Paul, 1892–1976, US oil magnate and art collector …   Australian English dictionary

  • jean — altjean o yin/alt (voz inglesa) ► masculino Pantalón de tela muy resistente, generlamente de color, con costuras vistas. También jeans o yins para referirse a una sola prenda. * * * (as used in expressions) Agassiz, (Jean) Louis (Rodolphe)… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Les Très Riches Heures du duc de Berry —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Les Très Belles Heures du duc de Berry, Les Belles Heures du duc de Berry, Les Petites Heures de Jean de Berry ni Les Grandes Heures du duc de Berry. Les Très Riches Heures du duc de Berry …   Wikipédia en Français

  • A Nero Wolfe Mystery — Title illustration and design by Aurore Giscard d Estaing Also known as Nero Wolfe The Nero Wolfe Mysteries Genre …   Wikipedia

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