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Anita Roddick
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Born in Brighton, Sussex
Born on 23rd of October 1942
Died on 10th of September 2007

Born 1942 - died 2007 English retail entrepreneur, founder of Body Shop.

Founded the Body Shop with her husband in 1976. Lectures on environmental issues. Involved with Friends of the Earth. Won UN environmental award in 1989. Published autobiography Body and Soul in 1993.

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