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    Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, better known as Coco, a renown fashion designer, was born in August 19, 1883 in Saumur, France.
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    Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, better known as Coco, a renown fashion designer, was born in August 19, 1883 in Saumur, France.

    Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, better known as Coco, a renown fashion designer, was born in August 19, 1883 in Saumur, France.

    She became famous for her trademark suits and little black dresses that are still popular and whose scent, Chanel No. 5, became an iconic perfume.

     

     

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