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  • Caleb Sutton Angevine (1798 - 1859)
    Caleb S. Angevine was a partner in the famous menagerie, June, Titus, Angevine & Co., part of the New York Zoological Institute, existing until 1842. These owners and a few others were called Flatfoots...
  • Henry George "Harry" Hapgood (1873 - 1938)
    Residence: 1910 in McPherson Ward 4, McPherson, Kansas Residence: 1880 in Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States Residence: 1900 in McPherson City, McPherson, Kansas
  • Yuriy Vladimirovich Nikulin (1921 - 1997)
    Yuriy Nikulin (also Yuri ) is a well known Soviet actor, clown, TV host, comedian, and writer. He has a circus in Moscow named after him. He has a prolific filmography. He held the following titles: ...
  • Mikhail Nikolayevich Rumyantsev (Karandash) (1901 - 1983)
    Михаил Николаевич Румянцев C...
  • Belle Bennett (1891 - 1932)
    Belle Bennett (April 22, 1891 – November 4, 1932) was a stage and screen actress who started her professional career in vaudeville. She was born in Coon Rapids, IA . Stage actress Bennett ap...

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

External links

Australian Circus Links