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Ernst Kossack (1814–1880)

Kossack, Karl Ludwig Ernst (kos’säk). A German feuilletonist; born at Marienwerder, Aug. 4, 1814; died at Berlin, Jan. 3, 1880. He introduced into Germany, through the medium of the Berlin Monday Post founded by himself in 1854, the French feuilleton, afterward issued in book form: ‘Berlin and the Berliners’ (1851); ‘From a Journalist’s Waste-paper Basket’ (2d ed. 1859); ‘Berlin Silhouettes’ (1859); ‘Comicalities’ (1852); ‘Paris Stereoscopic Views’ (1855); ‘Watering-Place Pictures’ (1858); ‘Comicalities of Travel’ (2 vols., 1862); etc. A collection of his tales, ‘Genre Pictures,’ appeared in 1839.