Dominicus Althoff

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Dominicus Althoff
Profession circus director
Personal details
Born 1831-11-00

Spouse(s) 1866 - 1887 Adele Althoff

Country Germany

Title owner 1866-1887
Location at Circus Corty-Althoff (Circus Corty) in Germany

Biography details

Dominicus Althoff , circus director in Germany

Born 1831-11-00 dead 1887-01-30 , son of director Wilhem Althoff Sr. and assistant director Helene Althoff .

Pierre Corty finally decided to take on Dominicus Althoff from the Althoff circus family as a co-owner. Dominicus married Adele Corty in 1866. In the next few years the circus developed much better than before and operated under the name Circus Corty & Althoff from around 1884. At that time the circus already owned over 80 horses. After the death of her husband in 1887 and her father in 1888, Adele Althoff initially took over the circus.


Total: 3 children

  1. Pierre Althoff. Born: 1869-03-28. Dead: † 1924
  2. Alfons Althoff. Born: 1873. Dead: † 1916
  3. Helen Althoff. Born: 1879. Dead: † 1938-02-22


Siblings through the father Wilhem Althoff Sr. (1807 -- ?):

  1. Adolf Althoff Born 1852-08-11 Dead: † 1912-05-14
  2. Anton Althoff Born 1824-10-15 Dead: † 1892-02-04

Dominicus Althoff s ancestral Ahnentafel:


Dominicus Althoff
Born: 1831-11-00

Wilhem Althoff

Born: 1807

Paternal Grandfather:
Jakobus Althoff

Born: 1760-04-10
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Henri Althoff
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Maria Voetz
Paternal Grandmother:
Caroline Bauer

Paternal Great-grandfather::
Paternal Great-grandmother:

Anna Holzmüller

Born: 1814-01-04

Maternal Grandfather:
Jacob Holzmüller

Maternal Great-grandfather:
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Maternal Grandmother:
Anna Hogen

Maternal Great-grandfather:
Maternal Great-grandmother:

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). director Dominicus Althoff in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories director | circus | Circus Corty-Althoff (Circus Corty) | Althoff family | Born 1831 | Dead 1887 | People from Germany

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