Guccio Gucci

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Birthday
26, 1881
Birthplace
Florence, Italy
Death Date
Jan 2, 1953 (71)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1881
Birthplace
Florence, Italy
Death Date
Jan 2, 1953 (71)

About

Italian fashion designer and founder of The House of Gucci. In 2009, Businessweek rated the Gucci company one of the top 100 brands.

Before Fame

He began his career making leather bags for horsemen.

Trivia

He opened the flagship Gucci store in Milan in 1951.

Family Life

He had six children with his wife Aida Cavelli. His three sons also joined the company.

Associated With

His bags were made famous when Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis wore one of them.