DEAD: Marie Tussaud

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Marie Tussaud (aged 88)
French artist

Anna Maria “Marie” Tussaud (1 December 1761 – 16 April 1850) was a French artist known for her wax sculptures and Madame Tussauds, the wax museum she founded in London.

DEATH: She died in her sleep in London on 16 April 1850 at the age of 88. There is a memorial tablet to Madame Marie Tussaud on the right side of the nave of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Cadogan Street, London.

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