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  • Reuben Castang (c.1880 - d.)
    Reuben Castang emmigrated to USA 1904 with Hagenbeck Animal Show at St. Louis Worlds Fair. He had charge of Hagenbeck's animal exhibit during the St. Louis World's Fair, where he worked in eleven acts ...
  • Herbert Hagenbeck (1911 - 1941)
  • Carlo Hagenbeck (1908 - 1948)
  • Lorenz Hagenbeck (1882 - 1946)
  • Wilhelm Hagenbeck (deceased)
    Wilhelm Hagenbeck was an animal trainer who founded Circus Wilhelm Hagenbeck. He was the first trainer to bring Polar Bears into the circus ring.

Circus people are people who owned or were employed by a travelling circus, including performers suchs clowns, acrobats, animal trainers, musicians, and other stunt-oriented artists, as well as circus hands, managers, and accountants.

List of notable circus people

Owners P. T. Barnum (1810 – 1891)
American circus owner of the Barnum & Bailey Circus Seth Howes (1815 – 1901)
American circus owner John Ringling (1866 – 1936)
American circus owner of the Ringling Brothers Circus

Sideshow performers Lottie Grant (born Elizabeth Charlotte Stice)
American sideshow performer, known for her immense weight General Tom Thumb (born Charles Sherwood Stratton)
American sideshow performer, known for his short stature Lobster Boy (born Grady Franklin Stiles)
American sideshow performer, known for his deforming condition of ectrodactyly, in which the fingers and toes are fused together to form claw-like extremities

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