Circus Leonard (Cirkus Leonard Houcke) in Sweden

Circus Leonard (Cirkus Leonard Houcke)
Typecircus
Founded1869
First elephant0
Closed down1891
CountrySweden

1863: Adeles and Jean Léonard Houckes eldest son Adolphe Leonard Villieme Houcke married Caroline Steckel, daughter of Julius Constant Steckel and Margaretha Maria Antoinette Gautier (daughter of Didier Gautier).

1868: Jean Leonard Houcke died.

1869: Jean Léonard Houckes widow, Adele Léonard-Houcke, bought Didier Gautiers circus in 1868, and founded circus Leonard, and managed the circus with her children Adolphe Houcke, Jules Houcke and Theodore John Houcke.

1877: Adolphe Leonard Villieme Houcke left the circus and founded his own Cirkus Leonard Houcke.

1879: The circus was closed down, after the death of the director Jules Hucke, who died by age of 39.

1882-11-26: Adele Léonard-Houcke died.

1882-12-18: Adolphe Leonard Villieme Houckes son Léonard Houcke died (born in June 1882).

1891: Cirkus Leonard Houcke went bankrupt in Poland in 1891, and Adolphe Houckes son in law, Adolf Olschansky, helped putting to circus on road again.

1899: Cirkus Leonard Houcke gave their last show and was closed.

1916: Adolphe Leonard Villieme Houcke died.

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