Gottlieb Knust

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Gottlieb Knust († 1787 in Lübeck ) was a German merchant and councilor of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck.


The merchant Gottlieb Knust became a citizen of Lübeck on March 5, 1750. He was elected to the Lübeck Council in 1777 from the merchants' corporation of Novgorod drivers . He ran a velvet and silk factory . As early as 1778 he had to resign his council offices due to the bankruptcy of his commercial business and resign from the council. When the proceedings were over, the Council appointed him as an average adjuster .


Individual evidence

  1. ^ Citizens' acceptance book Lübeck, Innere Stadt, 1633–1801, p. 812
  2. ^ Johann Rudolph Becker : Complicated history of the kaiserl. and salvation. Roman Empire freyen city of Lübeck. Volume 2, Lübeck 1784, p. 260
  3. Friedrich Bruns : The Lübeck Council. Composition, addition and management, from the beginning to the 19th century. In: ZVLGA , Volume 32 (1951), pp. 1–69, p. 63 (Chapter 9: Conclusion of Council Membership )