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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”.

P. T. Barnum
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BornPhineas Taylor Barnum
5 Julie 1810(1810-07-05)
Bethel, Connecticut
Died7 Apryle 1891(1891-04-07) (aged 80)
Bridgeport, Connecticut
NaitionalityAmerican
Thriftbusiness magnate, circus presenter and politician.
Hauf-marrae(s)Charity Hallett (m. 1829; d. 1873)
Nancy Fish (m. 1874)
Childer4
ParentsPhilo Barnum (1778–1826)
Irene Taylor
SignaturPT Barnum Signature.svg

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.