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Ettedgui, Joseph (1936–2010), fashion designer and retailer  

Anne Pimlott Baker

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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Ginsburg [née Blumstein], Madeleine Betty (1928–2020), dress historian and curator  

Cassie Davies-Strodder

Ginsburg [née Blumstein], Madeleine Betty (1928–2020), dress historian and curator, was born on 22 September 1928 in the maternity home at 174 Sutherland Avenue, Paddington, London, the only child of Charles Blumstein (1890–1938), then a produce broker, and his wife, ...

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Jacobs, Jacob (1839–1896)  

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

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Jacobs, Jacob (1839–1896), wholesale jeweller and politician  

Francesca Carnevali

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

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Sassoon, Vidal (1928–2012), hairdresser, entrepreneur, and philanthropist  

Caroline Cox

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 ...