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Carolina Herrera

Born Jan 8, 1939

Carolina Herrera (born María Carolina Josefina Pacanins y Niño is a Venezuelan and naturalized American fashion designer and entrepreneur who founded her eponymous company in 1980.

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1939 Birth Born on January 8, 1939.


1957 18 Years Old In 1957, Herrera married Guillermo Behrens Tello, a Venezuelan landowner, with whom she had two daughters, Mercedes and Ana Luisa. They divorced in 1964.


1968 29 Years Old In 1968, in Caracas, she married Reinaldo Herrera Guevara, the host of "Buenos Dias", a Venezuelan morning-television news program and the elder son of a prominent Venezuelan landowner and art collector; he is now a special-projects editor of Vanity Fair magazine. … Read More


1997 58 Years Old She also was awarded the Gold Medal of the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute in 1997. … Read More


2003 64 Years Old Federico L. Iglesias of Monterrey, Mexico;and received on 26 December 2003 by the United Nations Headquarters alleged Mr. Remigio M. Maradona to be engaged in larceny and fraud. … Read More
2004 65 Years Old Herrera won the "Womenswear Designer of the Year" in 2004 and the "Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award" in 2008—both from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, which directs her signature Carolina Herrera fashion and bridal collections, her slightly lower priced lifestyle collection CH Carolina Herrera, and ten fragrances.
2009 70 Years Old In 2009, Herrera became a naturalized American citizen.
2011 72 Years Old 1 More Event
Herrera received the distinguished "Mercedes-Benz Presents" title for the season spring/summer 2011 collection. … Read More
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