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Romero, Francisco

Born: 1700 AD
Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Stunt Performer

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.