Guccio Gucci

1881 - 1953

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Guccio Giovanbattista Giacinto Dario Maria Gucci (26 March 1881 – 2 January 1953) was an Italian businessman and fashion designer and founder of the fashion house Gucci. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guccio Gucci has received more than 5,035,747 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Guccio Gucci is the 37th most popular businessperson (down from 35th in 2019), the 477th most popular biography from Italy (up from 493rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Businessperson.

Guccio Gucci was an Italian businessman and founder of the Gucci fashion house. He was born in Florence in 1881 and died in 1953. He was the son of a Florentine craftsman who made leather goods, and he studied to be a shoemaker before moving to Rome to work for a shoemaker there. He then became an apprentice to a saddler. In 1920, he opened his own saddlery store in Florence, which he named after himself. In 1921, he added a line of leather goods.

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Among businesspeople, Guccio Gucci ranks 37 out of 847Before him are P. T. Barnum, Jules Rimet, Liliane Bettencourt, J. P. Morgan, Philip Kotler, and João Havelange. After him are Mohamed Al-Fayed, Andrew Carnegie, Soichiro Honda, Joan Gamper, Hugh Hefner, and Ettore Bugatti.

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Among people born in 1881, Guccio Gucci ranks 18Before him are Enver Pasha, Ludwig von Mises, Kliment Voroshilov, Walther von Brauchitsch, Roger Martin du Gard, and Clinton Davisson. After him are Fernand Léger, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, Sveinn Björnsson, Alexei Rykov, Alcide De Gasperi, and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Among people deceased in 1953, Guccio Gucci ranks 11Before him are Lavrentiy Beria, Gerd von Rundstedt, Francis Picabia, Robert Andrews Millikan, Carol II of Romania, and Klement Gottwald. After him are Django Reinhardt, Mary of Teck, Emmerich Kálmán, Hans Fritzsche, Eugene O'Neill, and Vladimir Tatlin.

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Among people born in Italy, Guccio Gucci ranks 477 out of 5,161Before him are Octavia the Younger (-69), Gaius Gracchus (-154), Pope Benedict III (810), Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771), Pope Simplicius (420), and Simonetta Vespucci (1453). After him are Pope Paul II (1417), Giuliano de' Medici (1453), Christine de Pizan (1365), Pope Honorius I (585), Januarius (272), and Mario Draghi (1947).


Among businesspeople born in Italy, Guccio Gucci ranks 3Before him are Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916), and Cosimo de' Medici (1389). After him are Ettore Bugatti (1881), Giovanni Agnelli (1866), Flavio Briatore (1950), Michele Ferrero (1925), Piero Ferrari (1945), Massimo Moratti (1945), Vincenzo Lancia (1881), Giovanni di Cosimo de' Medici (1421), and Luca Cordero di Montezemolo (1947).