Ruth Handler

Entrepreneur, Inventor

1916 – 2002

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Who was Ruth Handler?

Ruth Marianna Handler was an American businesswoman and inventor. She served as the president of the toy manufacturer Mattel Inc., and is remembered for her role in marketing the Barbie doll.

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Born
Nov 4, 1916
Denver
Also known as
  • Ruth Marianna Handler
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Denver
Lived in
  • California
  • Denver
Died
Apr 27, 2002
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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