Wilhelmine Blennow

From the list of elephant persons Family: Blennow

Wilhelmine Blennow
Profession circus animal trainer
Personal details
Born 1841-08-16 Trier, Rheinland-Pfalz in Germany
Dead 1915-10-30 London in United Kingdom

Spouse(s) 1859 Simon Blumenfeld

Country Germany

Work locations
Title owner -
Location at Circus Simon Blumenfeld in Germany

Title animal trainer
Location at Circus Blennow (Circus Troost) in Germany

Biography details

Wilhelmine Constance Blennow , circus animal trainer in Germany

Born 1841-08-16 in Germany dead 1915-10-30 in United Kingdom , daughter of director August Blennow and director Henriette Hoffmann .

WILHELMINE BLENNOW was the daughter of August Blennow, a circus owner, and Henriette Hoffmann. She performed as a trick rider for her father’s Circus Blennow.


Total: 7 children

  1. Born: 1861. Egon Blumenfeld
  2. Born: 1862. Virginie Blumenfeld
  3. Born: 1863. Alexander Blumenfeld
  4. Born: 1866. Karl Blumenfeld
  5. Born: 1868. Baptist Blumenfeld
  6. Born: 1874. Paul Blumenfeld
  7. Born: 1876. Willy Blumenfeld


Siblings through the father August Blennow (?-):

  1. Hugo Blennow
  2. Pauline Blennow
  3. Mathilde Blennow
  4. Virginie Blennow
  5. Hermann Blennow
  6. Eduard Blennow
  7. Alexander Blennow
  8. August Blennow

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Henriette Hoffmann

Born: 1807

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Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). animal trainer Wilhelmine Constance Blennow in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=2096. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories animal trainer | circus | Circus Simon Blumenfeld | Blennow family | Born 1841 | Dead 1915 | People from Germany

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