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Epic Pablo Fanque Quiz!

How much do you know about Pablo Fanque, the incredible circus owner and horse rider from the 19th century? Take our quiz and find out if you're an expert!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:ย  October 12th 2022

Pablo Fanque is one of the most fascinating people in UK history! But what do you know about this circus mastermind? Find out with our epic quiz for Black History Month! We've got more Black History Month stuff here, and more history quizzes here! And why not have a go at identifying famous black icons with this quiz?


Where was Pablo born?


What is he famous for?


What year was he born?


Which band mentions him in a song?


At what age did he start performing in the circus?


Pablo was also an equestrian - what does that mean?


What was Pablo's real name?


Which of these other circus skills did Pablo have?


How long did Pablo run his own circus for?


True or false: there is a building named after him in his birthplace?

Incredible! You're all about Pablo and his awesome life story!

Well done! You know loads about Pablo Fanque!

Hmm, you know a couple of things about this circus legend, but you could do better! Try again!

Uh oh, looks like you don't know much about Pablo! Have another go!