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Ruth Handler (Mosko)

Birthplace: Denver, CO, USA
Death: Died in Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cause of death: Complications of surgery for colon cancer
Immediate Family:

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

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About Ruth 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 Handler's Timeline

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