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 Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel

Original Name Gabrielle Bonheur
Birth
Saumur, Departement de Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France
Death 10 Jan 1971 (aged 87)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Plot Section 9
Memorial ID 7264027 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Greg Brown
  • Added: 15 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7264027
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Coco Chanel (19 Aug 1883–10 Jan 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7264027, citing Cimetière du Bois-de-Vaux, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .