November 26, 2020

Pierre Bergé, Yves Saint Laurent co-founder and ‘true prince of culture’, dies at 86

French fashion tycoon was a tireless campaigner for gay rights and donated much of his fortune to Aids research

The French fashion tycoon Pierre Bergé – the business brains behind the Yves Saint Laurent empire – has died aged 86.

Bergé, the longtime partner of the late designer Yves Saint Laurent, died in his sleep early on Friday at his country home in St-Remy-de-Provence, in southern France, his foundation said.

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