Liz Claiborne

Fashion designer

1929 – 2007

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Who was Liz Claiborne?

Anne Elisabeth Jane "Liz" Claiborne was a Belgian-born American fashion designer and entrepreneur. Claiborne is best known for co-founding Liz Claiborne Inc. which in 1986 became the first company founded by a woman to make the Fortune 500. Claiborne was the first woman to become chairperson and CEO of a Fortune 500 company.

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Born
Mar 31, 1929
Brussels
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Fire Island
Died
Jun 26, 2007
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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