Pierre Cardin

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Pierre Cardin
Cardin in 2010
Pietro Costante Cardin

(1922-07-02)2 July 1922
Died29 December 2020(2020-12-29) (aged 98)

Pierre Cardin (UK: /ˈkɑːrdæ̃, -dæn/, US: /kɑːrˈdæ̃, -ˈdæn/, French: [pjɛʁ kaʁdɛ̃]), (born Pietro Cardin; 2 July 1922 – 29 December 2020) was an Italian-born French fashion designer.[1] Cardin was known for his avant-garde style and his Space Age designs. Cardin was made UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in 1991[1] and FAO Goodwill Ambassador in 2009.

He was gay,[2] however he was in a four year relationship with actress Jeanne Moreau in the 1960s.[3]

Pierre Cardin ball pens

Cardin died on 29 December 2020 at a hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine, at the age of 98.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "UNESCO Celebrity Advocates: Pierre Cardin". United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Retrieved 2 July 2010.
  2. Hélène Guillaume (6 July 2017). "Pierre Cardin, le créateur entrepreneur qui inspire les jeunes". madame.lefigaro.fr (in French). Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  3. Michael Markus Mvondo (24 June 2020). "Jeanne Moreau: relation amoureuse difficile de 4 ans avec Pierre Cardin, ouvertement gay". amomama.fr (in French). Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  4. Le couturier français Pierre Cardin est mort (in French)

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