ROBERT WADLOW – The Tallest Man

The tallest man in recorded history, Robert Wadlow, spent less than a year in the circus – and none of it officially in the sideshow. Wadlow, and those…

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MATTHEW BUCHINGER – The Little Man of Nuremberg

‘The tricks he plays at cups and balls, Tis wrong in any man, who calls, Them slight of hand, as he gives out, Their slight of stumps, and…

JOSEF BORUWLASKI – Midget Majesty

In his autobiography Memoirs, Count Josef Boruwlaski writes: I was born in the environs of Chaliez, the capital of Pukucia in Polish Russia in November 1739. My parents…

MELVIN BURKHART – The Anatomical Wonder

By all accounts Melvin was a show off. Shortly after his birth in 1907 in Kentucky he began entertain people any way he could. Melvin was able to…

JAMES MORRIS – The Rubber Man

James Morris was born in Copenhagen New York in 1859 and used his unique talent to amuse friends and coworkers from a young age. His ability to stretch…