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 844,938 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Salvatore Ferragamo is the 27th most popular designer (down from 26th in 2019), the 1,307th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,143rd in 2019) and the 9th 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 27 out of 87Before him are Exekias, Raymond Loewy, Hugo Boss, Manolo Blahnik, Giambattista Bodoni, and Claude Garamond. After him are Iris Apfel, Philippe Starck, Dieter Rams, Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, Miuccia Prada, and Pierre Balmain.

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Among people born in 1898, Salvatore Ferragamo ranks 57Before him are Latife Uşşaki, Hanns Eisler, Carl Clauberg, Felix Kersten, August Hirt, and Howard Florey. After him are Henry Hathaway, Günther Korten, Kurt Tank, Julius Schaub, Emil Artin, and Lotte Lenya. Among people deceased in 1960, Salvatore Ferragamo ranks 35Before him are Felix Kersten, Hugo Alfvén, Victor Klemperer, Ana Pauker, Paul Abraham, and Ida Rubinstein. After him are Ernst von Dohnányi, Soghomon Tehlirian, Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria, Antonie Pannekoek, Mack Sennett, and Henri Guisan.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo ranks 1,307 out of 4,088Before him are Lucio Fulci (1927), Massimo Moratti (1945), Carlo Maria Martini (1927), Gabriele Amorth (1925), Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta (1417), and Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (1466). After him are Andreas Hofer (1767), Gianni Morandi (1944), Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz (1936), Marcus Tullius Tiro (-103), Giovanni Giolitti (1842), and Giambattista Pittoni (1687).

Among DESIGNERS In Italy

Among designers born in Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo ranks 9Before him are Gianni Versace (1946), Aldus Manutius (1449), Giorgetto Giugiaro (1938), Valentino (1932), Nina Ricci (1883), and Giambattista Bodoni (1740). After him are Miuccia Prada (1949), Battista Farina (1893), Milena Canonero (1946), Laura Biagiotti (1943), Stefano Gabbana (1962), and Chiara Ferragni (1987).