Mary Quant

1930 - 2023

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Dame Barbara Mary Quant (11 February 1930 – 13 April 2023) was a British fashion designer and icon. She became an instrumental figure in the 1960s London-based Mod and youth fashion movements, and played a prominent role in London's Swinging Sixties culture. She was one of the designers who took credit for the miniskirt and hotpants. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Quant has received more than 1,669,199 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Mary Quant is the 17th most popular fashion designer (up from 29th in 2019), the 726th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,322nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Fashion Designer.

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Among fashion designers, Mary Quant ranks 17 out of 51Before her are Hubert de Givenchy, Donatella Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Elsa Schiaparelli, Kenzō Takada, and Roberto Cavalli. After her are Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yohji Yamamoto, Tom Ford, Oscar de la Renta, Paul Poiret, and Rose Bertin.

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Among people born in 1930, Mary Quant ranks 63Before her are Tippi Hedren, Anton LaVey, Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, Jesús Franco, Buck Henry, and Reinhard Selten. After her are Joanne Woodward, Choe Yong-rim, Robert Aumann, Stanley Miller, Gena Rowlands, and Ivan Silayev. Among people deceased in 2023, Mary Quant ranks 70Before her are Gianluca Vialli, Harry Markowitz, Cormac McCarthy, Tony Bennett, Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, and Gordon Moore. After her are Elliott Erwitt, Roger Whittaker, Piper Laurie, Albert Azaryan, Charlie Munger, and Amancio Amaro.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mary Quant ranks 726 out of 8,785Before her are Charles Vane (1680), Matt Busby (1909), William Tyndale (1494), John Cockcroft (1897), Robert Grosseteste (1175), and Catherine of Lancaster (1373). After her are David Hockney (1937), Daniel Rutherford (1749), Deborah Kerr (1921), Patrick White (1912), John of Salisbury (1110), and Jude Law (1972).

Among FASHION DESIGNERS In United Kingdom

Among fashion designers born in United Kingdom, Mary Quant ranks 2Before her are Vivienne Westwood (1941). After her are Charles Frederick Worth (1825), Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon (1863), and Sarah Burton (1974).