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Manolo Blahnik

1942 - Today

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Manuel "Manolo" Blahnik Rodríguez (; born 27 November 1942) is a Spanish fashion designer and founder of the eponymous high-end shoe brand. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manolo Blahnik has received more than 1,067,871 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Manolo Blahnik is the 23rd most popular designer (up from 24th in 2019), the 352nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 327th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Spanish Designer.

Manolo Blahnik is most famous for his shoes, which are usually made of leather and have a high heel.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.27

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among designers, Manolo Blahnik ranks 23 out of 86Before him are Georg Elser, Exekias, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Nina Ricci, Hugo Boss, and Thomas Chippendale. After him are Iris Apfel, Raymond Loewy, Miuccia Prada, Dieter Rams, Philippe Starck, and Battista Farina.

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Among people born in 1942, Manolo Blahnik ranks 97Before him are Mike Markkula, Geneviève Bujold, António Lobo Antunes, Pál Schmitt, John Cale, and Terry Jones. After him are Mike Newell, Maria Kaczyńska, Robert H. Grubbs, John McLaughlin, Karen Grassle, and Bob Ross.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Manolo Blahnik ranks 352 out of 2,932Before him are Achila II (695), Martin I of Sicily (1374), Vicente Blasco Ibáñez (1867), John of Ávila (1500), Antipope Clement VIII (1370), and Lola Flores (1923). After him are Alfonso V of León (994), Martín Alonso Pinzón (1441), Bernal Díaz del Castillo (1492), José Sanjurjo (1872), Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier (1832), and Joan Fuster (1922).

Among DESIGNERS In Spain

Among designers born in Spain, Manolo Blahnik ranks 2Before him are Paco Rabanne (1934). After him are Mariano Fortuny (1871).