Birth Name: Francisco Rabaneda Cuervo
Date of Birth: 18 February, 1934
Place of Birth: Pasaia, Gipuzkoa, Spanish Republic
Date of Death: 3 February, 2023
Place of Death: Ploudalmézeau, France
Paco Rabanne was a Basque fashion designer. He was born in Spain and lived mostly in France.
He was born in Pasaia, a Basque town. His father was a Republican Colonel who was executed by Franco’s forces. His mother was chief seamstress at Cristóbal Balenciaga’s couture house in Donostia, Basque Country. After his father’s execution, his mother moved the family to Paris in 1939.