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The modern bikini was invented by French engineer Louis Réard in 1946

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He named it after the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific, the site of the Operation Crossroads nuclear weapon test on July 1, 1946. Réard reasoned that the burst of excitement created by his new swimsuit would be like the explosion of the atom bomb. The idea struck him when he saw women rolling up their beachwear to get a better tan.

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