Gianni Versace

1946 - 1997

Gianni Versace

Giovanni Maria Versace (Italian: [dʒoˈvanni verˈsaːtʃe]; 2 December 1946 – 15 July 1997) was an Italian fashion designer and founder of Versace, an international fashion house that produces accessories, fragrances, make-up, home furnishings, and clothes. He also designed costumes for theatre and films. As a friend of Eric Clapton; Diana, Princess of Wales; Naomi Campbell; Duran Duran; Kate Moss; Madonna; Elton John; Cher; Sting; Tupac Shakur and many other celebrities, he was one of the first designers to link fashion to the music world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gianni Versace has received more than 17,446,593 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular designer.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among designers, Gianni Versace ranks 6 out of 71Before him are Steve Jobs, Antonio Stradivari, Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, and Peter Carl Fabergé. After him are William Morris, Thomas Andrews, Gerrit Rietveld, Paco Rabanne, László Moholy-Nagy, and Michael Thonet.

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Among people born in 1946, Gianni Versace ranks 14Before him are Bill Clinton, Demis Roussos, George Best, Patti Smith, Ted Bundy, and Bon Scott. After him are Alan Rickman, David Lynch, Tommy Lee Jones, Charlotte Rampling, Elfriede Jelinek, and Mireille Mathieu. Among people deceased in 1997, Gianni Versace ranks 10Before him are Jacques Cousteau, Viktor Frankl, Diana, Princess of Wales, Jeanne Calment, Toshiro Mifune, and Mobutu Sese Seko. After him are Roy Lichtenstein, Victor Vasarely, Anton LaVey, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Hans Eysenck.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gianni Versace ranks 285 out of 3,282Before him are Pope Linus (1), Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810), Antonio Meucci (1808), Andrea Bocelli (1958), Zita of Bourbon-Parma (1892), and Antonio da Correggio (1489). After him are Pope Gregory II (669), Pope Anastasius I (340), Canaletto (1697), Saint Cecilia (200), Enrico Dandolo (1107), and Pope Honorius IV (1210).

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), Nina Ricci (1883), Valentino (1932), Giorgetto Giugiaro (1938), Salvatore Ferragamo (1898), Giambattista Bodoni (1740), Miuccia Prada (1949), Battista Farina (1893), and Laura Biagiotti (1943).

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