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Ernst Falkbeer

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1819, Jun 271885, Dec 14
an Austrian chess master and journalist. Falkbeer moved to Vienna to study law, but ended up becoming a journalist. During the European Revolutions of 1848, he fled Vienna for Germany. He played chess with German masters Adolf Anderssen and Jean Dufresne in Leipzig, Berlin, Dresden, and Bremen. Falkbeer edited a chess column for The Sunday Times from April 1...
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Antonio Franconi

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17371836
an Italian equestrian. He started as a juggler and wandering physician, then arranged bullfights in Lyon and Bordeaux. In 1783, he associated with the English horse rider Philip Astley who had opened a riding school in Paris and founded an equestrian theater named Cirque Olympique (French, Olympic circus), which acquired an impressive reputation. His sons an...
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Henri Franconi

aka: Jean GĂ©rard Henri Franconi
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1779, Nov 41849, Jul 22
a French playwright and circus performer of the early XIXth century. A son of Antonio Franconi, in 1807 he became with his brother Laurent director of the Cirque-Olympique (1807-1837). An actor, a mime, an esquire, nicknamed Minette, he authored pantomimes, dramas and vaudeville.
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