See also:born at
See also:Lincolnshire, in 1825 . His
See also:father, a
See also:solicitor, having lost his
See also:money in
See also:speculation .
See also:Charles was sent to
See also:London as an apprentice to
See also:Swan & Edgar, drapers . Thence, in 1846, he went to
See also:Paris, without capital or friends, and after twelve years in a wholesale
See also:house he began business as a dressmaker in
See also:partnership with a Swede named Dobergh . His originality and skill in design won the patronage of the empress
See also:Eugenie, and, through her, of fashionable Paris . After the Franco-German War, during which he turned his house into a military hospital, his partner retired, and Worth continued the business, which employed 1200 hands, with his two sons
See also:John and Gaston—both naturalized Frenchmen . For more than
See also:thirty years he set the taste and ordained the fashions of Paris, and extended his sway over all the civilized and much of the uncivilized
See also:world . He died on the loth of
See also:March 1895 .
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