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date: 22 October 2019

Tussaud [née Grosholtz], Anna Maria [Marie] [known as Madame Tussaud]locked

(bap. 1761, d. 1850)
  • Undine Concannon

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Tussaud [née Grosholtz], Anna Maria [Marie] [known as Madame Tussaud] (bap. 1761, d. 1850), founder of a waxwork exhibition, was probably born in Strasbourg (where she was baptized on 7 December 1761), the posthumous daughter of Johann Grosholtz of Frankfurt, a soldier who served in the Seven Years' War, and ...

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