Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Heyer

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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Heyer (born March 2, 1771 in Bromskirchen , † February 28, 1847 in Gießen ) was a Hessian bookseller, politician and member of the 2nd Chamber of the Estates of the Grand Duchy of Hesse .

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Heyer was the son of the district forester Johann Georg Heyer (1720–1773) and his wife Christine Elisabeth, née Jugard (1739–1806). Heyer, who was Protestant, married Gertrude, née Diehm, from Lauterbach (1776–1850) on March 19, 1795.

He was a bookseller's assistant in Gießen in 1787 and opened his own bookstore there in 1791. In 1798 he founded a bookshop in Darmstadt ("Heyer & Leske" from 1811, separated again from 1820).

From 1820 to 1824 and again from 1832 to 1833 he was a member of the Second Chamber of the Estates. He was elected for the constituency of Oberhessen 4 / Lauterbach and Oberhessen 5 / Stadt Gießen. In the estates, he represented conservative / liberal positions.


  • Hans Georg Ruppel, Birgit Groß: Hessian MPs 1820–1933. Biographical evidence for the estates of the Grand Duchy of Hesse (2nd Chamber) and the Landtag of the People's State of Hesse (= Darmstädter Archivschriften. Vol. 5). Verlag des Historisches Verein für Hessen, Darmstadt 1980, ISBN 3-922316-14-X , p. 134.
  • Jochen Lengemann : MdL Hessen. 1808-1996. Biographical index (= political and parliamentary history of the state of Hesse. Vol. 14 = publications of the Historical Commission for Hesse. Vol. 48, 7). Elwert, Marburg 1996, ISBN 3-7708-1071-6 , p. 184.

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