Josef Munzinger

Martin Josef Munzinger (11 November 1791 – 6 February 1855) was a Swiss politician.

Josef Munzinger

He was elected to the Swiss Federal Council on 16 November 1848, as one of the first seven Councilors. While in office he held the following departments:

and was President of the Confederation in 1851.

Munzinger died in office on 6 February 1855.


  1. ^ EFD, Eidgenössisches Finanzdepartement. "Frühere Departmentsvorsteher/innen".

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Political offices
Preceded by
n/a one of the first seven
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by