Karl Lagerfeld’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 10, 1933

Death Date

February 19, 2019

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death

Pancreatic Cancer


Fashion Designer

The fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld died at the age of 85 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Creative director, designer and artist behind numerous fashion brands, including Chanel and the Karl Lagerfeld Collection. He was recognized worldwide for his white hair and black sunglasses.

He was the son of Otto Lagerfeld, a wealthy businessman who introduced the concept of condensed milk, and Elizabeth Bahlmann. He had a longterm relationship with socialite Jacques de Bascher up until his death in 1989.



“I never look at my watch when I’m sketching!” (Karl Lagerfeld)


“When I was a child I asked my mother what homosexuality was about and she said – and this was 100 years ago in Germany and she was very open-minded – ‘It’s like hair color. It’s nothing. Some people are blond and some people have dark hair. It’s not a subject.’ This was a very healthy attitude.” (Karl Lagerfeld)


“I’m born with a pencil in my hand. I did lots of sketching.” (Karl Lagerfeld)


“Beauty is also submitted to the taste of time, so a beautiful woman from the Belle Epoch is not exactly the perfect beauty of today, so beauty is something that changes with time.” (Karl Lagerfeld)


“I’m a working-class person, working with class.” (Karl Lagerfeld)