Käthe Kruse,(17.09.1983), a German dollmaker and one of the world's most famous members of her profession. To this day, her original dolls remain very popular and fetch high prices from collectors. "...She started with an exact idea in her mind: the doll should be warm, soft and also a little bit heavy to carry - a doll her daughter could hug and cuddle, and care for. She took a soft towel, filled it with sand and finally took a potato as a head. The first doll was born!..."