Sultan II
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Budapest Zoo in Hungary

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Sultan II  dead elephant
Alternative name: Szultan II


EEP nr4901


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 34 years old
Born:* 1945-00-00 wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Imported:1948? by Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Dead: 1979-03-27
Death reason: disease: Infection
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1956-05-02
(dead † 1999-12-00)
Jubilee EEP id: 5602

2. Born 1961-05-10
(dead † 2005-06-12)
Quinba EEP id: 6104
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Budapest Zoo, in Hungary

Date of arrival

1949-01-01Budapest Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

1945-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Record history
History of updates
2021-09-26: Born in Asia

Latest document update2021-09-26 08:29:33
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† Sultan II is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1979-03-27 at Budapest Zoo, in Hungary, . Official death reason described as Infection.


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 1956-05-02 -- † 1999-12-00 Jubilee EEP id: 5602
  2. (F) 1961-05-10 -- † 2005-06-12 Quinba EEP id: 6104


Sultan II was born wild 1945-00-00 at Asia unspecified location. and imported 1948? by Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Sultan II, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Budapest Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 March 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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