Elly Strassburger

From the list of elephant persons Family: Strassburger

Elly Strassburger
Wilhelmine  Strassburger
Elly Strassburger and Harry Belli
Personal details

Spouse(s) 1957 Harry Belli

Country Germany

Title director -
Location at Circus Strassburger in Netherlands

Biography details

Wilhelmine Sophia Eleonora Strassburger , zoo director in Germany

Born 1910-03-01 in Germany dead 1988-05-07 in Germany , daughter of director Leopold Strassburger and artist Julie Strassburger .

1953: Toured in Sweden again, in cooperation with Cirkus Mijares-Schreiber. After Karl Strassburger died in 1953 in Trelleborg, the sisters Regina Strassburger and Elly Strassburger tok over the management of the circus.

1955 and 1955: Strassburger toured with Circus Scott in Sweden.

1957: Harry Belli married Elly Strassburger in 1957.

In 1961, 1962 and 1963 the Circus Strassburger did not go on tour, but in those years Harry Belli went on tour in Holland as Circus Belli. The tiger on the horse-act was very spectacular, there where two little dogs in it as well. Harry was with this act also in Argentina, and when his circus stopped he went with this act to several other countries.
Charly Ross, Mexico


Siblings through the father Leopold Strassburger (1878 -- 1957-12-11):

  1. Regina Strassburger Born ?
  2. Amanda Strassburger Born 1904? Dead: † 1952-07-05
  3. Clarissa Strassburger

Elly Strassburger s ancestral Ahnentafel:


Elly Strassburger
Born: 1910-03-01

Leopold Strassburger

Born: 1878

Paternal Grandfather:
Salomon Strassburger

Born: 1839-04-02
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Adolf Strassburger
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Babette Wulff
Paternal Grandmother:
Amalie Koch

Paternal Great-grandfather::
Paternal Great-grandmother:

Julie Kossmayer

Born: 1876-12-30

Maternal Grandfather:
Wenzel Kossmayer

Born: 1854
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Maternal Grandmother:
Mina Kübler

Born: 1852
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Maternal Great-grandmother:

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). director Wilhelmine Sophia Eleonora Strassburger in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=882. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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