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J Paul Getty

 
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Jean Paul Getty (1892-1976) a US businessman who was one of the richest men in the world. He became President of the Getty Oil Company in 1947 and was estimated to be worth more than $1 billion by 1968. He collected art and in 1954 established the J Paul Getty Museum which is now in Los Angeles, California. He settled in Britain in the early 1950s.