Ralph Lauren

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Ralph Lauren (; LOR-ən; né Lifshitz; born October 14, 1939) is an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and billionaire businessman, best known for founding the brand Ralph Lauren, a global multibillion-dollar enterprise. He has become well known for his collection of rare automobiles, some of which have been displayed in museum exhibits. He stepped down as CEO of the company in September 2015 but remains executive chairman and chief creative officer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ralph Lauren has received more than 8,983,016 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Ralph Lauren is the 9th most popular fashion designer (down from 8th in 2019), the 461st most popular biography from United States (up from 526th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Fashion Designer.

Ralph Lauren is a fashion designer who is most famous for his Polo clothing line.

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Among fashion designers, Ralph Lauren ranks 9 out of 51Before him are Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Pierre Cardin, Calvin Klein, Cristóbal Balenciaga, and Vivienne Westwood. After him are Maurizio Gucci, Hubert de Givenchy, Donatella Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Kenzō Takada.

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Among people born in 1939, Ralph Lauren ranks 21Before him are Ada Yonath, Romano Prodi, Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Valeriy Lobanovskyi, Karel Gott, and Margaret Atwood. After him are Peter Grünberg, George Lazenby, Sonny Chiba, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, Jackie Stewart, and Michèle Mercier.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ralph Lauren ranks 461 out of 20,380Before him are Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), Val Logsdon Fitch (1923), William G. Morgan (1870), Danny Trejo (1944), Roy Lichtenstein (1923), and Robert Zemeckis (1952). After him are Elinor Ostrom (1933), Robert Coleman Richardson (1937), Bryan Cranston (1956), Douglas Engelbart (1925), Iggy Pop (1947), and Jayne Mansfield (1933).

Among FASHION DESIGNERS In United States

Among fashion designers born in United States, Ralph Lauren ranks 2Before him are Calvin Klein (1942). After him are Tommy Hilfiger (1951), Tom Ford (1961), Donna Karan (1948), Vera Wang (1949), Marc Jacobs (1963), Anna Sui (1952), Tina Knowles (1954), Irene Sharaff (1910), and Alexander Wang (1983).