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Karl Lagerfeld
Nationality: 
german
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1933
Birth Place: 
Hamburg
Born 1933 or 1938. Arrived in Paris, 1952. Engaged as stylist for Balmain, 1956. To Patou, 1958, became an independent designer in 1963. Gained prominence as the designer for Chloe, 1964-1984. Collaborator with Fendi since 1965. Named artistic director of Chanel, 1983(may have been designing for Chanel before this date). Also a photographer.