Hans Kossmayer

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Hans Kossmayer
Profession circus director
Personal details
Born ? in Germany
Dead 1990-05-16 Köln-Mühlheim in Germany

Spouse(s) 1948 Helene Kossmayer

Country Germany

Title elephant trainer 1952-1952
Location at Schumann Brothers Circus in Denmark

Title owner 1926-
Location at Circus Kossmayer in Germany

Biography details

Hans Kossmayer , circus director in Germany

Born ? in Germany dead 1990-05-16 in Germany , son of director Willy Kossmayer .

Willy Kossmayer was killed by the elephant bull Jumbo in 1926. His son Hans Kossmayer took over the circus with his wife Helene Kossmayer (nee Althoff), sister to Adolf and Franz Althoff.

1951: Kossmayer bought 3 young Asian elephants.

1952: Toured with the elephants at Circus Schumann.

1956-1958: Kossmayer and his wife Helene Kossmayer rented Circus Apollo from Emil Wacker.


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

  1. Wenzel Kossmayer Born ?
  2. Karl Kossmayer Born 1917-04-30 Dead: † 2000-12-24
  3. Wilhelmine Kossmayer Born 1874 Dead: † 1918

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Hans Kossmayer
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Wilhelm Kossmayer

Born: 1880

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Wenzel Kossmayer

Born: 1854
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Mina Kübler

Born: 1852
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Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). director Hans Kossmayer in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=677. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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