Pierre Corty , circus director in Germany
Born ? dead 1887 in Germany
The history of Circus Corty & Althoff began with Pierre Corty. The Cortys were a family of artists who traveled all over Europe without producing stars up to that point. Pierre began his career in the French State Circus of Louis Dejean
It was there that he met Dejean's daughter, Louise Dejean.
The two married in 1837 against their father's wishes and had a daughter, Adele Corty, in 1840.