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Laura Ashley

1925 - 1985

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Laura Ashley (née Mountney; 7 September 1925 – 17 September 1985) was a Welsh fashion designer and businesswoman. She originally made furnishing materials in the 1950s, expanding the business into clothing design and manufacture in the 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laura Ashley has received more than 667,578 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Laura Ashley is the 63rd most popular designer (down from 49th in 2019), the 2,773rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,809th in 2019) and the 11th most popular British Designer.

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  • 49.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among designers, Laura Ashley ranks 63 out of 86Before her are Louis Majorelle, Hans Wegner, Milena Canonero, Virgil Abloh, Storm Thorgerson, and Ruth St. Denis. After her are Stefano Gabbana, Piero Tosi, Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff Sr., Alan Freed, Yuko Shimizu, and Colleen Atwood.

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Among people born in 1925, Laura Ashley ranks 257Before her are Lucien Carr, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, Ernst Stojaspal, David A. Huffman, Evelyn Berezin, and Isidore Isou. After her are Kirill Lavrov, Yasushi Akutagawa, Veikko Hakulinen, Antoine Duhamel, Luis Herrera Campins, and Bert Bolin. Among people deceased in 1985, Laura Ashley ranks 130Before her are Ernest Nagel, E. B. White, Alexander Mikulin, Viorica Ursuleac, Penn Nouth, and Henry Hansen. After her are Gerhard Stöck, George Murdock, Samantha Smith, Francesca Bertini, Taylor Caldwell, and Aksel Airo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Laura Ashley ranks 2,773 out of 7,765Before her are Cyril Jackson (1903), Peter Phillips (1977), Lydia Becker (1827), Jack Cardiff (1914), Freddie Bartholomew (1924), and Edmund Gunter (1581). After her are Caroline Goodall (1959), Ronald Speirs (1920), Cosmo Duff-Gordon (1862), John Shrapnel (1942), Geoff Duke (1923), and Ronald Fairbairn (1889).

Among DESIGNERS In United Kingdom

Among designers born in United Kingdom, Laura Ashley ranks 11Before her are Alexander McQueen (1969), Beau Brummell (1778), Josiah Wedgwood (1730), John Baskerville (1706), Paul Smith (1946), and Storm Thorgerson (1944). After her are Jony Ive (1967), Sandy Powell (1960), Matthew Carter (1937), Yvonne Blake (1940), and Jenny Beavan (1950).