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Chanel, Gabrielle (Coco)

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Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1971 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Fashion Designer

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1883 - Born in Saumur, France

 

1920 - Expansion of fashion business including a couture house, a textile factory, and perfume line

 

1940 - The business went slow and she exiled herself to Switzerland for more than 10 years

 

1954 - Came back with designs that were hit in the western countries

 

1971 - Died January 10


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