Circus Dominik Althoff in Germany

Circus Dominik Althoff


Owner -1939: Dominik Althoff
Closed down1939
Address Althoffstraße
Place Freialdenhoven
Region Nordrhein-Westfalen
Country Germany


Key People -1938: Henriette Althoff (artist)
1929-1938: Konrad Thurano (artist)


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Circus Dominik Althoff, located at Althoffstraße, in Freialdenhoven, Germany . Circus Dominik Althoff closed down in 1939.

Comments / picturesFounded by Dominik Althoff (1882-1974).

Dominik Althoff was father to Carola Althoff (*1903, †1987), Sabine Althoff, Helene Althoff, Franz Althoff, Henriette Althoff, Minna Althoff, Jeannette Althoff, Adolf Althoff (b. 1913), Norbert Dominik Althoff, and Margarete Althoff.

1931: Dominiks oldest child Carola Althoff married Reinhold Kwasnik, AKA Harry Barlay (1898-1989), and with the help from her father Dominik, they founded a circus (later Circus Barlay, but Carola soon returned to her fathers circus with her son Reinhold (artist name Holdy Barlay) .

1936: In 1936, Dominik transmitted the direction to Carola, and to the other son Franz. In 1939 Carola left the family circus, that became circus Franz Althoff.Raffaele de Ritis

1941: Carola Althoff married equestrian Harry Williams (1902-1951) and as Carola Williams established Circus Williams.

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Koehl, Dan (2024). Circus Dominik Althoff, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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