Ruth Mosko Handler

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Ruth Mosko Handler (Mosko)

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Denver, CO, USA
Death: April 27, 2002 (85)
Los Angeles, CA, USA (Complications of surgery for colon cancer)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jacob Moskowicz and Ida Moskowicz
Wife of Elliot Handler
Mother of <private> Segal (Handler); Kenneth Robert Handler and <private> Segal
Sister of Sara Mosko; Reuben Mosko; Lillian Loeb; Louis Mosko; Doris Paul and 4 others

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About Ruth Mosko Handler

She was the co-founder and President of Mattel, Inc. She is most well known for creating the Barbie doll.

It is said that she got the idea for Barbie from an already known German comic character named Bild Lilli (which she later bought the rights for).

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Ruth Mosko Handler's Timeline

1916
November 4, 1916
Denver, CO, USA
1944
1944
Age 27
2002
April 27, 2002
Age 85
Los Angeles, CA, USA