Carl-Lorenz "Carlo" Hagenbeck , circus director in Germany
Born 1908 in Germany
dead 1948 in Germany
, son of director Lorenz Hagenbeck and assistant director Else Hagenbeck .
Under the supervision of Lorenz son Carlo Hagenbeck, the surviving 8 Arabian horses, camels, Rudolph Mathies with the tigers, and Hugo Schmitt
with the five best elephants "Icky", "Karnaudi", "Minjak" (captive-born), "Mutu" and "Sabu", was sent to neutral Sweden, while Hugo's family, his wife Jenny and the two sons Hugh Schmitt
(born 1938 in Hamburg-Stellingen), and Manfred Schmitt
(born 1942 in Hamburg-Stellingen) stayed behind in Hamburg. Together with Schmitt, also came his elephant assistant, Louis "Lulu" Gautier (1887-1949), and his two children Axel Gautier
(1942-1993), and Ingeborg Gautier (1929-2015).
In Sweden, they arrived at Zoo Circus, owned by Trolle Rhodin Sr.
(Olof Trollhaimen Trolle Rhodin 1917-1997), who since 1941 ran his own circus in the township Fosie, outside Malmö in Sweden. Trolle Rhodin was son to famous circus owner "Brazil Jack" (Carl Max Alexander Rhodin 1871-1952). In 1944, Trolle Rhodin bought an African elephant baby, which unfortunately died after short time in the winter quarters.
Carlo Hagenbeck Born: 1908