Carl Hagenbeck Circus in Germany


Carl Hagenbeck Circus
On the poster is to read: 12 Indian elephants
On the poster is to read: 12 Indian elephants

Local nameCarl Hagenbecks Internationaler Circus und Singhalesen-Karawane
Typecircus
OwnerCarl Hagenbeck
Founded1887
Closed down1889
PlaceHamburg
CountryGermany
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Description

Carl Hagenbeck Circus, located in Hamburg, in Germany, was founded in 1887. Carl Hagenbeck Circus closed down in 1889.


Comments / pictures

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 Hofbräuhaus.

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


References for records about Carl Hagenbeck Circus

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Carl Hagenbeck Circus, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1486. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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