Birth and Life

Gabrielle Chanel
(Coco Chanel)

fashion designer

Date of birth 19. 8. 1883
Country of birth France



Date of death 10. 1. 1971
Cemetery Bois-de-Vaux Cemetery, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 46.518184, 6.602721

approximate GPS coordinates of the grave are 46.519948, 6.601326

Summary from Wikipedia

Chanel's social connections appeared to encourage a highly conservative personal outlook. Rumors arose about Chanel's activities in the course of the German occupation of France during World War II, and she was criticised for being too comfortable with the Germans. One of Chanel's liaisons was with a German diplomat, Baron (Freiherr) Hans Günther von Dincklage (de).[4][5] After the war ended, Chanel was interrogated about her relationship with von Dincklage, but she was not charged as a collaborator. After several years in Switzerland after the war, she returned to Paris ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 19. 5. 2017

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