Prince Egon von Fürstenberg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Prince Egon von Fürstenberg

fashion designer (1946-2004)

Date of Birth: 29-Jun-1946

Place of Birth: Lausanne, canton of Bern, Switzerland

Date of Death: 11-Jun-2004

Profession: fashion designer

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Prince Egon von Fürstenberg

  • Prince Egon von Fürstenberg (Eduard Egon Peter Paul Giovanni Prinz zu Fürstenberg, Prinz Egon zu Fürstenberg; 29 June 1946 – 11 June 2004) was a socialite, banker, fashion and interior designer, and member of the German aristocratic family Fürstenberg.
  • In 1969, he married fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg, with whom he had two children Prince Alexandre Egon (b.
  • 25 January 1970) and Princess Tatiana Desirée (b.
  • 16 February 1971).
  • The couple separated in 1973 and divorced in 1983.
  • The same year, he married Lynn Marshall (born ca.
  • 1950), an American and a Mississippi native who was co-owner of a flower shop; the couple remained childless.
  • Between his marriages, Egon also had a male partner: He was frank about his bisexuality and the openness of his first marriage.Fürstenberg wrote two books on fashion and interior design (The Power Look, 1978, and The Power Look at Home: Decorating for Men, 1980) as well as opened an interior design firm.
  • He died in Rome on 11 June 2004 of liver cancer deriving from an earlier hepatitis C infection.
  • He was survived by his children and both wives.

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