Cirque Pinder-Charles Spiessert in France

Cirque Pinder-Charles Spiessert
Typecircus
Founded1928
First elephant0
Closed down1971
CountryFrance

1928: Charles Spiessert bought Pinder Circus.
1965: Total of 5 elephants; three adult: Axel, Karin, Fifi, Diamond, Sabu. Fifi was later (1969?) sold to Royan Zoo.
1965-1973:: Elephants were trained by Gösta Kruse until his death in 1973.
1971: Charles Spiessert died, and his children sold the circus to Jean Richard, who reopened it as Cirque Pinder-Jean Richard


Elephants at Circus Pinder with trainer Gösta Kruse in 1969

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