Gustav Krug by Nidda

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Gustav Krug , since 1890 Krug von Nidda , (born April 1, 1836 in Darmstadt ; † January 29, 1918 ibid) was a German administrative lawyer and ministerial official who gained importance as the Grand Ducal Hessian State Council and deputy authorized representative to the Federal Council .


Born as the son of the President of the Hessian court Georg Krug (1801–1878), Gustav Krug attended grammar school in Darmstadt and studied law at the University of Gießen (member of the Corps Teutonia there ) and at the University of Heidelberg (there member of the Corps Rhenania ) . In 1857 he passed the first state examination and became a trainee lawyer, in 1860 after passing the second state examination, he was an assessor . In 1866 he became court judge at the court court of the Starkenburg province and auditor in Darmstadt. In 1879 he was admitted as a lawyer at the district court of Darmstadt and the Higher Regional Court of Darmstadt . In 1883 he was appointed Chief Finance Councilor and Lecturing Council in the Hessian Ministry of Finance, in 1891 he received the title of Secret Chief Finance Councilor . In 1893 he became a member of the examination commission for finance and technical subjects. As Ministerialrat and Chairman of the Department for Customs and Taxation (from 1894) Krug von Nidda headed the preparatory work for the Hessian tax reform, which was later carried out under the President of the Ministry of Finance, Wilhelm Küchler . In 1898 he was appointed to the State Ministry as a privy councilor and assigned to the Ministry of the Interior. In 1899 he was appointed to the Privy Council of State.

Since 1898, Krug von Nidda has acted as a deputy representative to the German Federal Council. In 1899, 1902, 1905 and 1908 he was sovereign commissioner for the first chamber of the Hessian estates , in 1912 he was Hessian chargé d'affaires in Berlin.

Part-time he was a permanent member of the Imperial Supervisory Office for Private Insurance in Berlin. On January 1, 1913, he entered the title of under ceremony Privy Council in retirement .


Krug's son Ernst Krug von Nidda (1866–1943) was President of the Hessian Upper Insurance Office in Darmstadt.


Gustav Krug was raised to the hereditary Hessian nobility on October 14, 1890 under the name Krug von Nidda .


  • Comment on the Hessian inheritance tax law. 1886.
  • Memorandum on the Hessian tax reform. 1898.