Hubert de Givenchy

1927 - 2018

Hubert de Givenchy

Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy (pronounced [ybɛʁ də ʒivɑ̃ʃi]; 20 February 1927 – 10 March 2018) was a French fashion designer who founded the house of Givenchy in 1952. He is famous for having designed much of the personal and professional wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn and clothing for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1970. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hubert de Givenchy has received more than 897,073 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10th most popular fashion designer.

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Among fashion designers, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 10 out of 33Before him are Christian Dior, Pierre Cardin, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Vivienne Westwood, and Cristóbal Balenciaga. After him are Tommy Hilfiger, Roberto Cavalli, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Donatella Versace, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Yohji Yamamoto.

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Among people born in 1927, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 29Before him are Albert Uderzo, Simone Veil, Harry Belafonte, Martin Lewis Perl, Robert Ludlum, and Manfred Eigen. After him are Margaret Keane, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Angelo Sodano, Emmanuelle Riva, K. Alex Müller, and Gilbert Bécaud. Among people deceased in 2018, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 26Before him are Isao Takahata, France Gall, Stephen Hillenburg, Arvid Carlsson, Robert Venturi, and Jin Yong. After him are Jens Christian Skou, Arto Paasilinna, Burton Richter, Richard E. Taylor, Paul Allen, and Billy Graham.

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Among people born in France, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 712 out of 4,109Before him are Charles III, Duke of Bourbon (1490), Suzanne Valadon (1865), Paul Broca (1824), Liliane Bettencourt (1922), Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729), and Childebert III (678). After him are Marie-Antoine Carême (1784), Marie Louise d’Orléans (1662), Charles Nicolle (1866), Girard Desargues (1591), Clotilde (475), and Jean-Victor Poncelet (1788).


Among fashion designers born in France, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 3Before him are Coco Chanel (1883) and Christian Dior (1905). After him are Jean-Paul Gaultier (1952), Christian Lacroix (1951), and Christian Louboutin (1964).

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