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 Coco Chanel

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Coco Chanel Famous memorial

Original Name Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel
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 - Concession 130
Memorial ID 7264027 View Source

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. The House of Chanel still exists today. She is buried in Lausanne Switzerland; her headstone is surmounted 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/memorial/7264027/coco-chanel : accessed ), memorial page for Coco Chanel (19 Aug 1883–10 Jan 1971), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7264027, citing Cimetière du Bois-de-Vaux, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland ; Maintained by Find a Grave .