Josef Kalousek

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Josef Kalousek
BirthplaceVamberk, Austrian Empire
EducationUniversity of Vienna
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kalousek, Josef


Born Apr. 2, 1838, in Vamberk; died Nov. 22, 1915, in Prague. Czech positivist historian. Member of the Czech Academy of Sciences (1890).

From 1882 to 1908, Kalousek was a professor at Charles University. He wrote a number of monographs on Czech history (primarily medieval) and state law. From 1887 to 1913 he was editor of the Czech Archives, a collection of documents in which he published extremely rich factual material on the history of the Czech peasantry from the 14th through the 19th century.


Čseké státní pravo, 2nd ed. Prague, 1892.
Obrana kníŽete Václava Svátého, 2nd ed. Prague, 1901.
Vyklad k historické mapé Čech, 2nd ed. Prague, 1894.
Listiny a zapisy bēlské o vēcech mēstských a sedlskych 1345–1708.. Prague, 1889.
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