As per our current Database, Marie Tussaud has been died on Apr 16, 1850 (age 88).
When Marie Tussaud die, Marie Tussaud was 88 years old.
|Popular As||Marie Tussaud|
|Age||88 years old|
|Born||December 1, 1761 (France)|
Marie Tussaud’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
Marie Tussaud was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
Remembered for her lifelike wax sculptures, this French-born Artist established the original Madame Tussauds wax museum in London, England, in the 1830s. She created a famous wax statue of Benjamin Franklin, as well as death masks of such guillotined French historical figures as Robespierre, Marie Antoinette, and Louis XVI.
She learned the art of wax sculpting from Philippe Curtius, a French Doctor and Artist by whom her mother was employed as a housekeeper. In the late 1770s, she crafted her first wax work, a sculpture of French Writer and Philosopher Voltaire.
During the French Reign of Terror, she was arrested along with Joséphine de Beauharnais (the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte). Tussaud was set to be executed; however, she was pardoned shortly before she was to face the guillotine.
She was born in France and raised in Switzerland. After returning to her native country during the French revolutionary period, she settled in London, England with her sons Joseph and François.
She was commissioned to craft a wax death mask of murdered French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat. The piece, along with several others like it, was carried throughout the city of Paris as a symbol of defiance against oppression and violence.