Gotthard Heinrich Green

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Green Chapel in St. Catherine's

Gotthard Heinrich Green (~ July 26, 1741 in Lübeck ; † November 17, 1797 there ) was a German merchant and councilor of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck.


Gotthard Heinrich Green was the son of the future councilor and Lübeck mayor Friedrich Green . He repeatedly made long trips abroad. After his father's death in 1788, he was elected to the Lübeck council from among the Novgorod drivers. Since 1771 he was married to Anna Catharina Lülcke, daughter of the Lübeck businessman Barthold Lülcke.

He was buried in a burial chapel on the south aisle of St. Catherine's Church.


Individual evidence

  1. Johannes Baltzer , Friedrich Bruns , Hugo Rahtgens : The architectural and art monuments of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck. Volume IV: The Monasteries. The town's smaller churches. The churches and chapels in the outskirts. Thought and way crosses and the Passion of Christ. Nöhring, Lübeck 1928. (Facsimile reprint 2001, ISBN 3-89557-168-7 ), p. 70. The chapel received its present form in the 18th century. The last one buried there was the councilor Gotthard Heinrich Green (* 1741; † 1797)