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Levi Strauss

Fashion Designer Levi Strauss

Profession: Fashion Designer

Nationality:
Germany
German

Why Famous: He founded Levi Strauss & Co., the first company to manufacture blue jeans and making it one of the world's most popular clothing items.

Born: February 26, 1829
Birthplace: Buttenheim, Germany
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: September 26, 1902 (aged 73)

Events in the Life of Levi Strauss

  • 1873-05-20 Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis patent the first blue jeans with copper rivets
  • 2019-03-21 Levi Strauss & Company is traded publicly for the second time in its history on the New York stock exchange

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