Kalchegger von Kalchberg, Josef
Josef Kalchegger von Kalchberg. Lithography by A. Prinzhofer, 1850.
Kalchegger von Kalchberg, Josef, b. Graz (Styria), March 27, 1801, d. Graz, April 27, 1882, law graduate and statesman; brother of Franz Kalchegger von Kalchberg, nephew of Johann Nepomuk Kalchegger von Kalchberg. Became a professor at the Theresianische Ritterakademie in 1835; taught the sons of Archduke Karl and later administered his estates; 1848 became a representative in the National Assembly in Frankfurt; 1850-1855 carried out land reforms in Silesia and Galicia; 1863-1865 Minister of Trade.
Literature: F. Ilwof, Josef Freiherr K. v. K. Sein Leben und seine Schriften, 1902; ÖBL.