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Ettedgui, Joseph (1936–2010), fashion designer and retailer, was born on 22 February 1936 in Casablanca, Morocco, the eldest of three sons of Sam Ettedgui, the French-Moroccan proprietor of a furniture shop, and his wife, Allegria, née Ajuelos, from Tangiers. The family was Jewish. Educated at a French lycée in ...

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Jacobs, Jacob (1839–1896), wholesale jeweller and politician, was born at 56 Church Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, on 11 July 1839, the second child of Ephraim Jacobs (1804/5–1862), a furrier of Jewish descent born in Poland, and his wife, Jane, née Solomon (d. 1882)...

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Jacob Jacobs (1839–1896) by unknown photographer reproduced with the permission of Birmingham Libraries & Archives

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Sassoon, Vidal (1928–2012), hairdresser, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, was born on 17 January 1928 at 101 Shepherd's Bush Road, Hammersmith, London, the son of Jack Sassoon, a carpet dealer, originally from Salonika, Greece, and his East End-born wife, Betty, née Belinsky (1900–1997), both Sephardic Jews. After his parents' separation in 1931 his mother found it difficult to bring up ...

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Vidal Sassoon (1928–2012) by Duffy, c.1965 © Getty Images