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David Kalisch (1820–1872)

Kalisch, David (kä’lish). A German comic poet; born at Breslau, Feb. 23, 1820; died at Berlin, Aug. 21, 1872. Of Jewish birth, he entered journalism, as Paris correspondent for German newspapers. Returning to Germany he settled in Berlin, where he founded (1848) the Prussian Punch, Kladderadatsch, with which he was successful for many years. He wrote a series of successful farces, like ‘The Gold Uncle.’