KALOCSA , a
See also:town of Hungary, in the
See also:county of Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kis-Kun, 88 m . S. of
See also:Budapest by
See also:rail . Pop . (1900), 11,372 . It is situated in a marshy but highly productive
See also:district, near the
See also:bank of the
See also:Danube, and was once of far greater importance than at
See also:present . Kalocsa is the see of one of the four
See also:Roman Catholic archbishops in Hungary . Amongst its buildings are a
See also:cathedral, the archiepiscopal palace, an astronomical
See also:observatory, a seminary for priests, and colleges for training of male and
See also:female teachers . The inhabitants of Kalocsa and its wide-spreading communal lands are chiefly employed in the cultivation of the
See also:vine, fruit,
See also:hemp and cereals, in the capture of
See also:fowl and in fishing . Kalocsa is one of the
See also:oldest towns in Hungary . The present arch-bishopric, founded about 1135, is a development of a bishopric said to have been founded in the
See also:year l000 by
See also:Stephen the
See also:Saint . It suffered much during the 16th century from the hordes of Ottomans who then ravaged the
See also:country . A large
See also:part of the town was destroyed by a
See also:fire in 1875 .
COUNT GUSTAV SIEGMUND KALNOKY (1832–1898)
KALPI, or CALPEE
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