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Salvatore Ferragamo

1898 - 1960

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Salvatore Ferragamo (5 June 1898 – 7 August 1960) was an Italian shoe designer and the founder of luxury goods high-end retailer Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. An innovative shoe designer, Salvatore Ferragamo established a reputation in the 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvatore Ferragamo has received more than 943,319 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Salvatore Ferragamo is the 31st most popular designer (down from 27th in 2019), the 1,410th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,307th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Italian Designer.

Salvatore Ferragamo is most famous for his work as a shoe designer. He was the first to make shoes with a square toe.

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Among designers, Salvatore Ferragamo ranks 31 out of 86Before him are Iris Apfel, Raymond Loewy, Miuccia Prada, Dieter Rams, Philippe Starck, and Battista Farina. After him are Claude Garamond, Pierre Balmain, Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, Giambattista Bodoni, Alexander McQueen, and Jimmy Choo.

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Among people born in 1898, Salvatore Ferragamo ranks 62Before him are Lotte Lenya, Kurt Tank, Carl Clauberg, Howard Florey, Arletty, and Marie-Pierre Kœnig. After him are Viktor Ullmann, August Hirt, Ernő Gerő, Randolph Scott, Julius Schaub, and Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta. Among people deceased in 1960, Salvatore Ferragamo ranks 37Before him are Hugo Alfvén, Victor Klemperer, Mack Sennett, Eddie Cochran, Beno Gutenberg, and Dimitri Mitropoulos. After him are Norodom Suramarit, Clara Haskil, Soghomon Tehlirian, A. L. Kroeber, Jussi Björling, and Otoya Yamaguchi.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo ranks 1,410 out of 4,668Before him are Maria, Queen of Sicily (1363), Scipione Borghese (1577), Ugo Cavallero (1880), Elsa Martinelli (1935), Lucius Julius Caesar (-135), and Gnaeus Pompeius (-80). After him are Anita Pallenberg (1942), Felicitas of Rome (101), Gaetano Bresci (1869), Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily (1784), Gaetano Mosca (1858), and Pietro Parolin (1955).

Among DESIGNERS In Italy

Among designers born in Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo ranks 11Before him are Giorgetto Giugiaro (1938), Valentino (1932), Maurizio Gucci (1948), Nina Ricci (1883), Miuccia Prada (1949), and Battista Farina (1893). After him are Giambattista Bodoni (1740), Laura Biagiotti (1943), Milena Canonero (1946), Stefano Gabbana (1962), and Chiara Ferragni (1987).