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Cléo de Mérode
Cléo de Mérode by Nadar, 1895
Cléopâtre-Diane de Mérode
27 September 1875
|Died||17 October 1966 (aged 91)
|Resting place||Père Lachaise Cemetery|
|Years active||1886–1924, 1934|
Cléopâtre-Diane de Mérode (27 September 1875 – 17 October 1966) was a French dancer of the Belle Époque. She has been referred to as the "first real celebrity icon" and the "first modern celebrity". She was also the first woman whose photographic image, due in particular to photographers Nadar and Léopold-Émile Reutlinger, was distributed worldwide.
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