DESIGNER

Gianni Versace

1946 - 1997

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Giovanni Maria "Gianni" 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 17,852,911 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Gianni Versace is the 6th most popular designer, the 266th most popular biography from Italy (up from 285th 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

Among designers, Gianni Versace ranks 6 out of 87. Before him are Steve Jobs, Antonio Stradivari, Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, and Peter Carl Fabergé. After him are William Morris, Thomas Andrews, Gerrit Rietveld, László Moholy-Nagy, Aldus Manutius, and Michael Thonet.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Gianni Versace ranks 13Before him are Bill Clinton, Ted Bundy, Alan Rickman, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Demis Roussos, and Patti Smith. After him are David Lynch, George Best, Bon Scott, Tommy Lee Jones, Mireille Mathieu, and Diane Keaton. Among people deceased in 1997, Gianni Versace ranks 9Before him are James Stewart, Jacques Cousteau, Diana, Princess of Wales, Viktor Frankl, Jeanne Calment, and Toshiro Mifune. After him are Victor Vasarely, Mobutu Sese Seko, Roy Lichtenstein, Anton LaVey, Hans Eysenck, and Sviatoslav Richter.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gianni Versace ranks 266 out of 4,088. Before him are Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), Pope Urban I (222), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696), Giuseppe Meazza (1910), Pope Benedict IX (1012), and Pope Adrian I (700). After him are Pope Siricius (334), Longinus (100), Pope Sixtus I (42), Pope Alexander III (1100), Pope Urban III (1200), and Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378).

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), Nina Ricci (1883), Giambattista Bodoni (1740), Salvatore Ferragamo (1898), Miuccia Prada (1949), Battista Farina (1893), and Milena Canonero (1946).