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Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel
Birth: Aug. 19, 1883
Departement de Maine-et-Loire
Pays de la Loire, France
Death: Jan. 10, 1971
City of Paris
Ile-de-France, France

Renowned Fashion Designer. Born a peasant and raised in an orphanage, she grew up with a gift of fashion and a keen awareness of social trends. Some of her most famous creations were worn by Jackie Kennedy. Coco Chanel died in 1971 at the age of 88. The House of Chanel still exists today. She is buried in Lausanne Switzerland; her tomb is surrounded by five stone lions. (bio by: Greg Brown) 
Bois-de-Vaux Cemetery
Vaud, Switzerland
Plot: Section 9
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Greg Brown
Record added: Mar 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7264027
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You were a woman ahead of your time. You are missed, Coca. Peace.
- Monk
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014

- Kathy & Buddy & Our Cat Family
 Added: Apr. 5, 2014

- Rosie
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
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