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Philip Astley

8 January 1742 - 27 January 1814

An English equestrian, circus owner, and inventor, regarded as being the "father of the modern circus" (Wikipedia).

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March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
January 8, 2017 Edited by JeffKaplan merge authors
January 8, 2017 Edited by Agnes Reid Very brief bio & Wikipedia link added
June 7, 2012 Edited by VacuumBot Removed period from death date
August 27, 2008 Edited by RenameBot fix author name