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Hubert de Givenchy
Born 21 February 1927(1927-02-21)
Beauvais, France
Died 10 March 2018(2018-03-10) (aged 91)
near Paris, France
Nationality French
Education École des Beaux-Arts
Awards

Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur (1983)[1]

Medal of l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1992)[1]

Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy (21 February 1927 – 10 March 2018) was a French fashion designer. He founded The House of Givenchy in 1952.

He was famous for having designed much of the personal and professional wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn, as well as clothing for clients such as Jacqueline Kennedy. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1970.[2][3]

De Givenchy died in his sleep at the Renaissance chateau near Paris on 10 March 2018, aged 91.[4][5][6]

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