Circus Benneweis (Cirkus Benneweis), located in Dronningmoelle, in Denmark, was founded in 1887. The last elephant left in 1994. Circus Benneweis (Cirkus Benneweis) closed down in 2015.
1887: The circus was founded by Gottfried Binneweitz (1865-1933), son of August Wilhelm Binneweitz (1839-1887) from Germany.
1968: Citta, Mona, Vally, Birma, Tonny and Tagho, who performed on tour 1968.
1968: 2 elephants Thai and Siam, bought from Ingemar Forss, probably with origin from Thailand.
1969: four of the older were left
1970: 5 elephants bought from Ingemar Forss, probably with origin from India: Ceylon, Djaipur, Fredrik, India, and a small with unknown name, which died after short time.
1971: Three of the older elephants were left
1979: only two of the older elephants left
1994: none of the older elephants present anymore.
1995: All elephants sold.