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P.T. Barnum

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P.T. Barnum was an influential 19th century American showman and businessman.

In 2367, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Lieutenant Commander Data quoted the famous saying attributed to Barnum "there's a sucker born every minute" while researching the legitimacy of Ardra. (TNG: "Devil's Due")

According to the Star Trek Encyclopedia (3rd ed., pp. 34-35}, the birth and death years of P.T. Barnum (Phineas Tobias Barnum) were 1810 and 1891, respectively. The authors noted that he created "The Greatest Show on Earth".

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