Amsterdam Artis Zoo, located at Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, was founded in 1835 and the first elephant arrived in 1839.
At Amsterdam Artis Zoo lives 4 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
The Zoo was founded in 1838 by Gerard Westerman. The first animals were bought from Cornelis van Aken, who also stayed in Artis and took care of the animals. The last quagga in captivity died at Artis on 12 August 1883.
Newsarticle from Goessche_Courant 1907.