Jean-Paul Gaultier

1952 - Today

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Jean Paul Gaultier (French: [ʒɑ̃ pɔl ɡotje]; born 24 April 1952) is a French haute couture and prêt-à-porter fashion designer. He is described as an "enfant terrible" of the fashion industry, and is known for his unconventional designs with motifs including corsets, marinières, and tin cans. Gaultier founded his eponymous fashion label in 1982, and expanded with a line of fragrances in 1993. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Paul Gaultier has received more than 827,050 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Jean-Paul Gaultier is the 14th most popular fashion designer (down from 13th in 2019), the 1,035th most popular biography from France (down from 806th in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Fashion Designer.

Jean-Paul Gaultier is most famous for his provocative and avant-garde designs.

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Among fashion designers, Jean-Paul Gaultier ranks 14 out of 36. Before him are Vivienne Westwood, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Hubert de Givenchy, Donatella Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, and Roberto Cavalli. After him are Elsa Schiaparelli, Yohji Yamamoto, Vera Wang, Oscar de la Renta, Kenzō Takada, and Mary Quant.

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Among people born in 1952, Jean-Paul Gaultier ranks 31Before him are Arkan, Isabella Rossellini, Zoran Đinđić, Hun Sen, David Hasselhoff, and Emomali Rahmon. After him are Tomislav Nikolić, Salome Zourabichvili, Jimmy Connors, Dan Aykroyd, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, and Shigeru Miyamoto.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Paul Gaultier ranks 1,035 out of 5,234. Before him are Claudette Colbert (1903), Walter Sans Avoir (1050), Philibert II, Duke of Savoy (1480), Jean Rochefort (1930), Henri, Prince of Condé (1552), and Jacques Demy (1931). After him are Claude Lanzmann (1925), Albert Roussel (1869), Jean Giraudoux (1882), Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant (1852), Michel Rolle (1652), and Henri Giraud (1879).


Among fashion designers born in France, Jean-Paul Gaultier ranks 4Before him are Coco Chanel (1883), Christian Dior (1905), and Hubert de Givenchy (1927). After him are Emanuel Ungaro (1933), Christian Lacroix (1951), Christian Louboutin (1964), and Guy Laroche (1921).

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