Pierre Cardin

1922 - 2020

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Pierre Cardin (UK: , US: , French: [pjɛʁ kaʁdɛ̃]), born Pietro Costante Cardin (2 July 1922 – 29 December 2020), was an Italian-born naturalised-French fashion designer. He is known for what were his avant-garde style and Space Age designs. He preferred geometric shapes and motifs, often ignoring the female form. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Cardin has received more than 2,106,549 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Pierre Cardin is the 5th most popular fashion designer, the 314th most popular biography from Italy (down from 281st in 2019) and the most popular Italian Fashion Designer.

Pierre Cardin is most famous for being a French fashion designer. He was born in 1922 and created his first collection in the 1950s.

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Among fashion designers, Pierre Cardin ranks 5 out of 51Before him are Coco Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, Yves Saint Laurent, and Christian Dior. After him are Calvin Klein, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Vivienne Westwood, Ralph Lauren, Maurizio Gucci, Hubert de Givenchy, and Donatella Versace.

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Among people born in 1922, Pierre Cardin ranks 10Before him are Joan Fuster, Christopher Lee, Stan Lee, Norodom Sihanouk, Judy Garland, and Franjo Tuđman. After him are Thomas Kuhn, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Erich Hartmann, Gérard Philipe, Ava Gardner, and Erving Goffman. Among people deceased in 2020, Pierre Cardin ranks 7Before him are Diego Maradona, Sean Connery, Hosni Mubarak, Ennio Morricone, Kirk Douglas, and Valéry Giscard d'Estaing. After him are Qaboos bin Said al Said, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Qasem Soleimani, Alan Parker, Max von Sydow, and Olivia de Havilland.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Pierre Cardin ranks 314 out of 5,161Before him are Torquato Tasso (1544), Charles IV of Spain (1748), Maxentius (278), Marsilio Ficino (1433), Catiline (-109), and Dario Fo (1926). After him are Zita of Bourbon-Parma (1892), Pope Cornelius (200), Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), Giorgio Napolitano (1925), Pope John XII (937), and Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378).


Among fashion designers born in Italy, Pierre Cardin ranks 1After him are Maurizio Gucci (1948), Donatella Versace (1955), Elsa Schiaparelli (1890), Roberto Cavalli (1940), Gianfranco Ferré (1944), and Sergio Rossi (1935).