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Del Castillo, Canovas

Born:
1828
Died:
1897
Forenames:
Canovas
Surname:
Del Castillo

Spanish premier. FH says that he persuaded Del Castillo to end the cruel bull-fighting practice of inciting the bull to attack horses. The crowd was displeased at being deprived of their 'sport'; Del Castillo had to flee for his safety.

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