Karl Lagerfeld

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Karl Otto Lagerfeldt
Karl Lagerfeld in 2014
Born10 September 1933
Died19 February 2019
Cause of deathPancreatic cancer

Karl Lagerfeld (born Karl Otto Lagerfeldt; 10 September 1933 – 19 February 2019) was a German fashion designer.

Lagerfeld was born in Hamburg, Germany. Many people saw him as one of the most influential persons of the late 20th century. He made fashion for many different labels, for example Chanel, Chloé and Fendi. He also owned several labels, which he started in the early 1980s. He also owned labels making perfumes. He designed clothes for many leading artists.

He had a Birman cat called Choupette.[1] The cat has its own social media accounts.[1]

Lagerfeld died on 19 February 2019 from pancreatic cancer in Neuilly-sur-Seine at the age of 85.[2] Lagerfeld wrote Choupette into his will.[1][3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Karl Lagerfeld's cat could be his heir". BBC News. 2019-02-21. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  2. Karl Lagerfeld dead aged 85 - Chanel designer dies after weeks of ill health
  3. Feugère, Stéphane (12 April 2018). "Interview with Karl Lagerfeld for Numero Magazine". Numero. Archived from the original on 12 July 2020. Retrieved 12 July 2020.

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