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Who' created barbie doll?

Asked by anita bhattacharyya, 16 Dec '08 02:17 pm
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Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler (1916-2002) is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration.
Answered by Zaalim Zamaana, 16 Dec '08 02:18 pm

 
  
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If there r N E politicians here........lol they may say Hindu's / Muslims.....aur ek issue ho jayega ...........lol
Answered by umesh, 16 Dec '08 02:18 pm

 
  
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Barbie
Answered by Sunil Kumar, 16 Mar '09 09:59 pm

 
  
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Ruth Handler,
Answered by celvah, 16 Dec '08 09:45 pm

 
  
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Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler (1916-2002) is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration.

Ruth Handler watched her daughter Barbara at play with paper dolls, and noticed that she often enjoyed giving them adult roles. At the time, most children's toy dolls were representations of infants. Realizing that there could be a gap in the market, Handler suggested the idea of an adult-bodied doll to her husband Elliot, a co-founder of the Mattel toy company. He was unenthusiastic about the idea, as were Mattel's directors.

Ruth Handler watched her daughter Barbara at play with paper dolls, and noticed that she often enjoyed giving them adult roles. At the time, most children's toy dolls were representations of infants. Realizing that there could be a gap in the market, Handler suggested the idea of an adult-bodied doll to her husband Elliot, a co-fou ...more
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 16 Dec '08 02:22 pm

 
  
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Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler (1916-2002) is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration.
Answered by Teja Krishna, 16 Dec '08 02:19 pm

 
  
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The doll was marketed as a "Teen-age Fashion Model," with her clothes created by Mattel fashion designer Charlotte Johnson

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Answered by rahul raj, 16 Dec '08 02:18 pm

 
  
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