Topic: Calouste Gulbenkian

WATERTOWN — Author Jonathan Conlin will present his newly published biography of Calouste Gulbenkian, Mr. Five Per Cent: The Many Lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the World’s Richest Man, in talks on April 10, at 7 p.m. at Columbia[...]

By Oliver Bullough What does the life of an Ottoman-born ethnic Armenian oil tycoon have to teach us about the modern world? Quite a lot, it turns out, judging by this fascinating biography of Calouste Gulbenkian, a dealmaker for the ages[...]