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Hermann Ruhe Jr.

From the list of elephant persons Family: Ruhe

Hermann Ruhe Jr.
Profession organisation animal trader
Personal details
Born 1924-11-14 in Germany
Dead 2003-12-14 in Germany
Country Germany

Work locations
Title owner 1972-1994
Location at Brunkensen Kinderzoo in Germany

Title owner 1972-1994
Location at Wingst Baby Zoo in Germany

Title owner 1969-1990
Location at Mallorca Safari Park in Spain

Title owner 1948-1992
Location at Ruhr Zoo, Gelsenkirchen in Germany

Title owner 1945
Location at Firma Ruhe Hamburg Quarantene in Germany

Title director 1931-1971
Location at Hannover Zoo in Germany

Title owner 1923-2003
Location at Firma Ruhe in Germany

Biography details

Hermann Ruhe Jr., organisation animal trader in Germany

Born 1924-11-14 in Germany dead 2003-12-14 in Germany , son of animal trader Hermann Ruhe Sr. .

The founder of Firma Ruhe, Hermann Ruhe Sr. died in 1923, and his son Hermann Ruhe Jr. took over the company.

1931-1971 Hermann Ruhe Jr. rented the entire Hannover Zoo.

1945: Ruhe established a quarantene in the free port in Hamburg, in order to ship exports destined for USA. Since then, Alfeld was only used for animals which would stay in Europe.

1948: Hermann Ruhe Jr. founded Ruhr Zoo in Gelsenkirchen.

1969: Founded Autosafari Reserva Africana in Mallorca, which he sold in 1990.

1972: Founded Wingst Baby Zoo and Brunkensen Kinderzoo. Both Zoos sold 1994.

2003: Hermann Ruhe Jr. died 14 december 2003.

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). animal trader Hermann Ruhe in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=445. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories animal trader | organisation | Firma Ruhe | Ruhe family | Born 1924 | Dead 2003 | People from Germany

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