DEAD: Louis Vuitton

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Louis Vuitton (aged 70)
French fashion designer and businessman

Louis Vuitton (4 August 1821 – 27 February 1892)was a French fashion designer and businessman. He was the founder of the Louis Vuitton brand of leather goods now owned by LVMH. Prior to this, he had been appointed as trunk-maker to Empress Eugénie de Montijo, wife of Napoleon III.

DEATH: He continued to work until his death at the age of 70 on 27 February 1892. After his death, his son Georges Vuitton took over control of the company.

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