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Edmonde Charles-Roux
Edmonde Charles-Roux in 2011
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Born Marie-Charlotte Élisabeth Edmonde Charles-Roux
(1920-04-17)17 April 1920
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Died 20 January 2016(2016-01-20) (aged 95)
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Nationality French
Notable awards Prix Goncourt

Edmonde Charles-Roux (17 April 1920 – 20 January 2016) was a French writer. She was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine.

In 1946, she joined the staff of a magazine being created, a women's weekly: Elle, where she spent two years. From 1948, she worked for the French edition of Vogue, becoming the magazine’s editor-in-chief in 1954.

Charles-Roux died on 20 January 2016, in Marseille, France, at the age of 95.

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