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Episode
66

The Weird History of Madame Tussauds

First published on
June 26, 2020
Arts & Culture
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17
minutes
Weird history
France
Life in the UK
Revolution

Discover the amazing story of how a young woman from France befriended the royal family, escaped the guillotine, made death masks of revolutionaries, and then created the world's most successful waxworks museum.

The story of Madame Tussauds has a lot more to it than meets the eye.

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