Jean van Sevender in France

Jean van Sevender
AddressFaubourg Saint-Germain
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Jean van Sevender, is a private elephant owner, living in Faubourg Saint-Germain in Paris, France.

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Jean (or more likely Jan or Johan) van Sevender was a Dutch-bornpurveyer of linen who lived in the Faubourg Saint-Germain in Paris. On 21 January 1627, he signed a contract with the duc de Chevreuse, according to which he agreed to pay a sum of money up front in return for the fees earnedby exhibiting the dukes elephant to the public.

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Koehl, Dan (2021). Jean van Sevender, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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