( 1761–1850), French founder of Madame Tussaud’s waxworks, resident in Britain from 1802; née Marie Grosholtz. She took death masks in wax of prominent victims of the French Revolution and later toured Britain with her wax models. In 1835 she founded a permanent waxworks exhibition in Baker Street, London.
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