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Gianni Versace

1946 - 1997

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Giovanni Maria "Gianni" Versace (Italian: [dʒoˈvanni maˈriːa verˈsaːtʃe]; 2 December 1946 – 15 July 1997) was an Italian fashion designer, socialite and businessman. He was the founder of Versace, an international luxury-fashion house that produces accessories, fragrances, make-up, home furnishings and clothes. He also designed costumes for theatre and films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gianni Versace has received more than 21,169,871 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Gianni Versace is the 5th most popular designer (up from 6th in 2019), the 243rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 266th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Designer.

Gianni Versace is most famous for being a fashion designer. He was born in Italy in 1946 and died in 1997.

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Among designers, Gianni Versace ranks 5 out of 86Before him are Steve Jobs, Antonio Stradivari, Ferdinand Porsche, and Giorgio Armani. After him are Peter Carl Fabergé, William Morris, Thomas Andrews, Aldus Manutius, Paco Rabanne, Gerrit Rietveld, and László Moholy-Nagy.

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Among people born in 1946, Gianni Versace ranks 12Before him are Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Ted Bundy, Alan Rickman, and Demis Roussos. After him are Sonia Gandhi, David Lynch, Charlotte Rampling, Bon Scott, George Best, and Patti Smith. Among people deceased in 1997, Gianni Versace ranks 8Before him are Deng Xiaoping, James Stewart, Jacques Cousteau, Diana, Princess of Wales, Viktor Frankl, and Jeanne Calment. After him are Toshiro Mifune, Mobutu Sese Seko, Victor Vasarely, Anton LaVey, Paulo Freire, and Israel Kamakawiwoʻole.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gianni Versace ranks 243 out of 4,668Before him are Bernardo Bertolucci (1941), Pietro Perugino (1446), Pope Celestine III (1106), Padre Pio (1887), Didius Julianus (133), and Giuseppe Mazzini (1805). After him are Pope Innocent VII (1339), Pope Felix I (300), Juvenal (50), Michelangelo Antonioni (1912), Sonia Gandhi (1946), and Sergio Mattarella (1941).

Among DESIGNERS In Italy

Among designers born in Italy, Gianni Versace ranks 3Before him are Antonio Stradivari (1644) and Giorgio Armani (1934). After him are Aldus Manutius (1449), Giorgetto Giugiaro (1938), Valentino (1932), Maurizio Gucci (1948), Nina Ricci (1883), Miuccia Prada (1949), Battista Farina (1893), Salvatore Ferragamo (1898), and Giambattista Bodoni (1740).