Carl Hagenbeck Circus (Carl Hagenbecks Internationaler Circus und Singhalesen-Karawane) in Germany

Carl Hagenbeck Circus (Carl Hagenbecks Internationaler Circus und Singhalesen-Karawane)
On the poster is to read: 12 Indian elephants
On the poster is to read: 12 Indian elephants
Typecircus
Founded1887
First elephant0
Closed down1889
CountryGermany

1887: The circus was founded by Carl Hagenbeck. Ephrahim Thompson's elephants act was brought to Europe in 1887 by Carl Hagenbeck for his very first circus in Hamburg.

1888: During a fire on the circus in Munich, the elephants panicked and rushed into the public. The vistors got excited and attacked back with stomes and logs, Carl Hagenbeck was hurt between two elephants, and the visitors became chocked. One of the elephants even run inside the HofbrÀuhaus.

1889: The circus was sold to Barnum & Baileys Circus in USA.

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