Louis Vuitton

Fashion Designer

Birthday August 4, 1821

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace France

DEATH DATE Feb 27, 1892 (70)

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Numerology: 6


Founder of the Louis Vuitton brand of leather products, his fashion house became one of the biggest in the world.

Before Fame

He became one of Paris's premier box-makers and packers after hiking 292 miles to the city when he was a teenager.


He was chosen by Empress of France Eugénie de Montijo, the wife of Napoleon III, to be her personal box-maker and packer of clothes.

Family Life

His mother passed away when he was 10 years old. He ran away from his family's home in Anchay and moved to Paris because of an antagonistic relationship with his stepmother.

Associated With

Natasha Poly is one of many models who has promoted his brand.