Pablo Fanque: The First Black Circus Promoter and Owner

Pablo Fanque was a British circus performer and the first non-White circus promoter and owner in England. He was extremely successful during the Victorian period with his circus running for roughly 30 years. Fanque was born William Darby in 1810 in Norwich. His parents were a butler, John and Mary Darby. The family lived in Norwich for years and Fanque had several siblings.   […]

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