Josef Gärtner elephants in Yugoslavia


Josef Gärtner
Chiara and Josef Gärtner under Jumani. Right the african bull Duglas. Circus Scott, Sweden, 1979. Photo © Joy Gärtner
Chiara and Josef Gärtner under Jumani. Right the african bull Duglas. Circus Scott, Sweden, 1979. Photo © Joy Gärtner

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Last elephant left1996
Closed down1996
Country Yugoslavia

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Josef Gärtner elephants, Yugoslavia . The last elephant left in 1996
Josef Gärtner elephants died in 1996.


Comments / picturesJosef Gärtner was son to Friedrich Gärtner.

Toured in sweden and Finland during the 80´s with Circus Scott and Circus Finlandia, and in Norway with Circus Arnardo during the 90´s.

Josef Gärtner elephants in Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
Photo © Joy Gärtner

Married to Chiara Chiara Medini-Gärtner, who was killed by one of the elephants in 1982. In his second marriage Josef became father to Silvia Gärtner, Claudio Gärtner, Joy Gärtner, Christian Gärtner, Alex Gärtner and Sonny Gärtner.

Josef Gärtner elephants in Yugoslavia YugoslaviaBlackpool Tower Circus, 1983

Josef Gärtner elephants in Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
Josef Gärtner was killed by one of the elephants 1996 in Carpentras, France. Photo © Joy Gärtner

References for records about Josef Gärtner

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Josef Gärtner, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=232. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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