Taisiya Dementiev-Kornilova

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Taisiya Dementiev-Kornilova
Profession circus director
Personal details
Born 1961-05-19

Spouse(s) Aleksei Dementiev

Country Russia

Title owner 1990-
Location at Circus Kornilov in Russia

Biography details

Taisiya Anatolievna Kornilov , circus director in Russia

Born 1961-05-19 , daughter of director Anatoly Kornilov and director Nina Kornilova .

In 1967, at age six, Taisiya (known as Taya) debuted in the ring with a newcomer in the act, a one-year-old young elephant named Maya. In the circus of Riga, where the Kornilovs were often working, a young spectator of Taya’s age, Aleksei Dementiev, saw her working with Maya and was fascinated, and they married in 1979.

On April 6, 1981, Taisiya gave birth to the couple’s first child, Andrei Dementiev-Kornilov, and in November 13, 1993, to Anastasia Dementiev-Kornilov.


Total: 2 children

  1. Born: 1981-04-06. Andrei Dementiev-Kornilov
  2. Born: 1993-11-13. Anastasia Dementiev-Kornilov

Taisiya Dementiev-Kornilova s ancestral Ahnentafel:


Taisiya Dementiev-Kornilova
Born: 1961-05-19

Anatoly Kornilov

Born: 1924

Paternal Grandfather:
Aleksandr Kornilov

Born: 1903-11-22
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Paternal Grandmother:
Maria Filatov

Born: 1904
Paternal Great-grandfather::
Ivan Filatov
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Taisia ​ Yakovlevna

Nina Suprun

Born: 1926-12-25

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Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). director Taisiya Anatolievna Kornilov in Russia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=2500. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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