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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_circuses_and_circus_owners

There have been many famous modern circuses since the first modern circus was staged by Philip Astley in London on January 9, 1768. Many are best known by the name of their principal owner.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circus

A circus is a company of performers who put on diverse entertainment shows that include .... Joseph Grimaldi, the first mainstream clown, had his first major role as Little Clown in the pantomime The .... Circo Atayde Hermanos, and Hermanos Mayaror Circus from Mexico, and Moira Orfei Circus from Italy, to name just a few.

www.circusesandsideshows.com/circuses.html

Circus history. A list of American circuses both past and present, with photos stories and information.

www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/10/12-famous-circuses-around_n_781340.html

Nov 10, 2010 ... A circus is a fascinating place, for child and adult alike. Whether you're a fan of contemporary circus ( nouveau cirque ) like Cirque du Soleil...

www.circopedia.org/SHORT_HISTORY_OF_THE_CIRCUS

Some of the German Schumanns became a household name in Denmark, .... Although major European circuses were still operated by equestrian families, ...

www.circopedia.org/The_Indian_Circus

1 A Marginal Industry; 2 Chatre's Great Indian Circus, The First Indian Circus ... The Father Of The Indian Circus; 4 Another Era; 5 Some of India's Major Circuses .... his son, Raj, and his wife, Kamala, by combining their names into Rajkamal.

www.carsonbarnescircus.com

The World's Biggest Big Top Show! The Carson & Barnes Circus is the World's Biggest Big Top Show, featuring two hours of fun, excitement, and pageantry for ...

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For the following decade, the Gollmar name was leased to other circuses, last being ... The Al. Ringling Theatre is open after several months of major restoration.

www.history.com/news/history-lists/8-legendary-circus-performers

Jan 18, 2016 ... In the 19th and early 20th centuries, touring circus performers were ... Dan Rice's name isn't well known today, but in the mid-19th century he ...