CALOUSTE

 
Gender: Male
 
Origin: Armenian, French form
 
 
Namebearer:
 
CALOUSTE SARKIS GULBENKIAN, Mr 5%, 1899 Istanbul - 1955 Lisbon. In the oil business he made a fortune which he spent on collecting art after
WWII in Lisbon. He became the most important patron of culture in SALAZAR's Portugal. The Gulbenkian-Museum in Lisbon has the most famous
collectionof Lalique glass worldwide. It also contains the finest Persian rug in the world, 1997
 

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