Gianfranco Ferré

1944 - 2007

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Gianfranco Ferré (Italian pronunciation: [dʒaɱˈfraŋko ferˈre]; 15 August 1944 – 17 June 2007) was an Italian fashion designer also known as "the architect of fashion" for his background and his original attitude toward creating fashion design. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gianfranco Ferré has received more than 224,690 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Gianfranco Ferré is the 24th most popular fashion designer (down from 21st in 2019), the 1,861st most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,607th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Italian Fashion Designer.

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Among fashion designers, Gianfranco Ferré ranks 24 out of 36Before him are Oscar de la Renta, Kenzō Takada, Mary Quant, Tom Ford, Emanuel Ungaro, and John Galliano. After him are Charles Frederick Worth, Christian Lacroix, Donna Karan, Christian Louboutin, Marc Jacobs, and Diane von Fürstenberg.

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Among people born in 1944, Gianfranco Ferré ranks 153Before him are Agnes Baltsa, Stockard Channing, Sirhan Sirhan, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, Mary Robinson, and Ferenc Bene. After him are Patrick Devedjian, Carlos Pace, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, Peter Lindbergh, John Newcombe, and James Heckman. Among people deceased in 2007, Gianfranco Ferré ranks 96Before him are Steve Fossett, Nobuo Matsunaga, Luigi Comencini, Denny Doherty, Lee Hazlewood, and Vilma Espín. After him are Julien Gracq, Maurice Papon, Parry O'Brien, David Lane, Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, and Pierre Messmer.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gianfranco Ferré ranks 1,861 out of 4,088Before him are Frederick V, Duke of Swabia (1164), Antonio Sacchini (1730), Arioald (550), Giuseppe Sarti (1729), Archduchess Auguste Ferdinande of Austria (1825), and Nanni di Banco (1380). After him are Margaret of Durazzo (1347), Claudia Marcella Major (-41), Antonio Salandra (1853), Bartolomeo Vivarini (1432), Marcus Livius Drusus (-200), and Antonio Vivarini (1440).


Among fashion designers born in Italy, Gianfranco Ferré ranks 5Before him are Pierre Cardin (1922), Donatella Versace (1955), Roberto Cavalli (1940), and Elsa Schiaparelli (1890). After him are Sergio Rossi (1935).