P. T. Barnum

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P. T. Barnum
Phineas Taylor Barnum portrait.jpg
BornPhineas Taylor Barnum
5 Julie 1810(1810-07-05)
Bethel, Connecticut
Died7 Apryle 1891(1891-04-07) (aged 80)
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Thriftbusiness magnate, circus presenter and politician.
Hauf-marrae(s)Charity Hallett (m. 1829; d. 1873)
Nancy Fish (m. 1874)
ParentsPhilo Barnum (1778–1826)
Irene Taylor
SignaturPT Barnum Signature.svg

Phineas Taylor Barnum (5 Julie, 18107 Aprile, 1891) was an American business magnate, circus presenter and politician. Alang wi James Anthony Bailey, he co-foondit the famous circus “Barnum & Bailey”, which later wis merged wi the circus “Ringling Bros.” and wis renamed as “Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey”.

Barnum was considered as one of the richest person in the world of the 19th centuries as a result of the success of the circus performances.

The 2017 film The Greatest Showman is based on his life, an he is portrayed bi actor Hugh Jackman[1].

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  1. Cachero, Paulina (20 December 2017). "'The Greatest Showman': 8 of the Film's Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 12 September 2019.