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 1,515,941 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Pierre Cardin is the 5th most popular fashion designer, the 435th most popular biography from Italy (down from 393rd 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 36Before him are Coco Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, Yves Saint Laurent, and Christian Dior. After him are Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Vivienne Westwood, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Hubert de Givenchy, Donatella Versace, and Tommy Hilfiger.

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Among people born in 1922, Pierre Cardin ranks 16Before him are Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Erich Hartmann, Ava Gardner, Erving Goffman, Jack Kerouac, and Emil Zátopek. After him are Gérard Philipe, Hiroo Onoda, Aage Bohr, Doris Day, Kurt Vonnegut, and Christiaan Barnard. Among people deceased in 2020, Pierre Cardin ranks 15Before him are Albert Uderzo, Qaboos bin Said al Said, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Ian Holm, Krzysztof Penderecki, and Alan Parker. After him are Michel Piccoli, Lucia Bosè, Little Richard, Katherine Johnson, Stanley Cohen, and Mary Higgins Clark.

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Among people born in Italy, Pierre Cardin ranks 435 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Conon (630), Camillo Golgi (1843), Pope Nicholas IV (1227), Lorenzo Valla (1407), Pope Victor III (1027), and Pope Simplicius (420). After him are Pope Sergius I (650), Pope Celestine IV (1200), Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430), Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), Pope Stephen IV (770), and Pope-elect Stephen (700).


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

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