Marie Tussaud
(1761-1850)

woman and wax artist

Died aged c. 89

Anna Maria "Marie" Tussaud (French: [tyso]; née Grosholtz; 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.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

Photo of Marie Tussaud blue plaque
Spudgun67 on Wikimedia Commons
Photo of Marie Tussaud bronze plaque
Elliott Brown on Flickr
Photo of The Lion, Shrewsbury, Charles Dickens, Niccolò Paganini, William IV, and 4 other
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Madame Marie Tussaud 1761-1850 artist in Wax lived here 1838-1839

24 Wellington Road, St John's Wood, Westminster, NW8, London, United Kingdom where she lived (1837-1838)

Madame Tussaud 1761-1850

Madame Tussaud's London, Marylebone Road, NW1 5LR, London, United Kingdom where she is commemorated

The Lion. Dating from before 1618, the premier coaching on the London-Holyhead route. Famous visitors include Charles Dickens, Paganini, William IV, Jenny Lind, D'Quincy, Madame Tussaud, Disraeli. Particular features of note include Adam Ballroom & Tapestry Lounge

Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom where she stayed