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Romero, Francisco

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Born: 1700 AD
Died: XXXX AD.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Stunt Performer

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1700 - Born in Ronda, Malaga, Spain. Spanish matador who reputedly invented the bullfighter's muleta, a red cape used in conjunction with the sword.

         - Romero is the earliest of the famous matadors.

1726 - Romero, whose career in the bullring spanned 30 years, is said to have used the muleta.

         - He is also said to be the first torero to kill a bull face to face.

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