Karl Kossmayer

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Karl Kossmayer
Profession circus animal trainer
Personal details
Born 1917-04-30 Malmö in Sweden
Dead 2000-12-24 in Germany
Country Germany

Locations
Title animal trainer -
Location at Circus Kossmayer in Germany

Title animal trainer
Location at Circus Carl Althoff in Germany

Title artist
Location at Schumann Brothers Circus in Denmark

Title animal trainer
Location at Circus Krone in Germany

Title animal trainer
Location at Circus Knie in Switzerland

Biography details

Karl Kossmayer , circus animal trainer in Germany

Born 1917-04-30 in Sweden dead 2000-12-24 in Germany , son of director Willy Kossmayer .

Karl Kossmayer was born on April 30 1917 at Malmö, Sweden. He came from a long line of German animal trainers.

His brother Hans Kossmayer ran a troupe of musical elephants, while another brother, Wenzel Kossmayer, specialised in liberty horses and elephants too.

Kossmeyer is well known from his comedy act "unridable mule" (Vi deo below)


Karl married famous Ice Scater Sjoukje Dijkstra, with whom he has two daughters, Rosalie and Katja.

Video below with Arab horses, performed by Katja Kossmayer:

Siblings

Siblings through the father Willy Kossmayer (1880 -- 1926-11-07):

  1. Hans Kossmayer Born ? Dead: † 1990-05-16
  2. Wenzel Kossmayer Born ?
  3. Wilhelmine Kossmayer Born 1874 Dead: † 1918

Karl Kossmayer s ancestral Ahnentafel:

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Karl Kossmayer
Born: 1917-04-30

Father:
Wilhelm Kossmayer

Born: 1880

Paternal Grandfather:
Wenzel Kossmayer

Born: 1854
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Mina Kübler

Born: 1852
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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). animal trainer Karl Kossmayer in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 May 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=2574. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories animal trainer | circus | Circus Kossmayer | Kossmayer family | Born 1917 | Dead 2000 | People from Germany

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