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 Jean Patou

Jean Patou

Birth
France
Death 8 Mar 1936 (aged 48)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 10
Memorial ID 7167 · View Source
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Fashion Designer, Perfumer. Born in Normandy, France, he moved to Paris in 1912, started designing, sports attire, dresses and opened a boutique shop. In 1914, he sold his entire collection to an American buyer. During World War I he served as a Captain in the French Army at the Dardanelle front. After the war, he reopens his boutique under his own name in 1919 and started creating his first perfume fragrances. He founded the Jean Patou brand which included 44 perfumes and fragrances by 1925. After Patou died at age 55 in 1936, his company continued to produce fragrances under the Jean Patou brand going on to be in world wide distribution to date.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7167
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Patou (27 Sep 1887–8 Mar 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7167, citing Cimetiere de Passy, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .