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Virgil Abloh

1980 - 2021

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Virgil Abloh (; September 30, 1980 – November 28, 2021) was an American fashion designer and entrepreneur. He began his own line of luxury streetwear clothing, Pyrex Vision, in 2012, and became the chief executive officer of the Milan-based label Off-White, a fashion house he founded in 2013. Abloh was also the artistic director of Louis Vuitton's menswear collection beginning in 2018, and was given increased creative responsibilities across the LVMH brand in early 2021.A trained architect, Abloh, who also worked in Chicago street fashion, entered the world of international fashion with an internship at Fendi in 2009, alongside American rapper Kanye West. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Virgil Abloh has received more than 8,730,749 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Virgil Abloh is the 87th most popular designer (down from 62nd in 2019), the 9,508th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,840th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Designer.

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  • 8.7M

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Virgil Ablohs by language

Over the past year Virgil Abloh has had the most page views in the with 927,673 views, followed by French (84,719), and Spanish (63,708). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ewe (112.89%), Persian (73.75%), and Simple English (71.34%)

Among DESIGNERS

Among designers, Virgil Abloh ranks 87 out of 104Before him are Robert Kalina, Chiara Ferragni, Norman Bel Geddes, Yvonne Blake, Matthew Carter, and Bill Moggridge. After him are Fumito Ueda, Jenny Beavan, Jean Louis, Yusaku Maezawa, Luc Luycx, and Tony Esposito.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1980, Virgil Abloh ranks 157Before him are Francesca Schiavone, Ben Foster, Sebastian Deisler, Zheng Zhi, Nana Mizuki, and Rodrigo Tabata. After him are Murat Boz, Yekaterina Gamova, Wilmer Valderrama, Margarita Simonyan, Inma Cuesta, and Lee Yo-won. Among people deceased in 2021, Virgil Abloh ranks 535Before him are Carl von Essen, Gabriel Núñez, Bipin Rawat, Millie Hughes-Fulford, Shawn Rhoden, and Vladimir Kiselyov. After him are Dorothy Manley, Julie Strain, Udo Zimmermann, Aleksandr Rogozhkin, Jean-Denis Bredin, and Enrique Chazarreta.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Virgil Abloh ranks 9,508 out of 20,380Before him are Dan Coats (1943), Mae Young (1923), Michael Hayden (1945), Emile Hirsch (1985), Sylvia Rivera (1951), and John Sebastian (1944). After him are Alvin Sargent (1927), Maitland Ward (1977), Chris Stein (1950), Julie Strain (1962), Walter Winchell (1897), and Mike Mignola (1960).

Among DESIGNERS In United States

Among designers born in United States, Virgil Abloh ranks 13Before him are Ruth St. Denis (1879), Ollie Johnston (1912), Alan Freed (1921), Marc Davis (1913), Colleen Atwood (1948), and Norman Bel Geddes (1893). After him are Kate Spade (1962), Betsey Johnson (1942), Cliff Bleszinski (1975), and Hank Green (1980).