Ida Rosenthal

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Birthday
9, 1886
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 29, 1973 (87)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1886
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 29, 1973 (87)

About

Poor Russian immigrant who gave all women a lift with the invention of the brassiere.

Before Fame

She devised the brassiere as an accessory to help women fit into their dresses more comfortably, but soon they started asking for it separately.

Trivia

She opened a dress shop in New Jersey called Maiden Form.

Family Life

She moved to the U.S. with her beau William Rosenthal when she was 18. They would later marry.

Associated With

She and author J.K Rowling were two influential people who had a rags-to-riches success story.