Zidler, Charles

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Zidler, Charles Gender: M
Charles Joseph Zidler
born on 29 December 1831 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place St.Cloud, France, 48n50, 2e11
Timezone LMT m2e11 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 06°55' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 14°41 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 06°56'

Charles Zidler (circa 1893)


French impresario who co-founded the famous cabaret Moulin Rouge with Joseph Oller in 1889.

He was a butcher boy and apprentice tanner and then opened a shoe store, before becoming an entrepreneur of successful shows. Together with Oller, he founded the circus under glass at the Hippodrome at the Pont de l'Alma (1877), the café-concert at the Jardin de Paris (1885), the attraction of the Roller Coaster (1888), the Moulin-Rouge (1889) and finally the Salle de l'Olympia (1893).

He died at 6pm on 9 November 1897, aged 65, in Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • role played of/by Besnehard, Dominique (born 5 February 1954). Notes: Besnehard played Zigler in 2011 TV film "Mystère au Moulin-Rouge"
  • role played of/by Gabin, Jean (born 17 May 1904). Notes: Gabin played Zigler in 1955 film "French Cancan"


  • Death, Cause unspecified 9 November 1897 at 6:00 PM in Paris Arrondissement 9 (Age 65)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate (acte n°58) from the online Hauts-de-Seine archives (images 33-34/36): "à huit heures du matin" (at eight o'clock in the morning). Death data from death certificate.


  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Manager/ Agent (Impresario)
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Butcher/ Meat
  • Vocation : Misc. : Physical labor (Tanner)