Gustav Wilhelm Schubert

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Gustav Wilhelm Schubert (born May 27, 1801 in Bernstadt ad Eigen ; † August 8, 1877 in Kötzschenbroda , today Radebeul ) was a Saxon commissioner, lawyer and historian .

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The lawyer Schubert worked in Leipzig as a “legal consultant and court director” and advanced to become a member of the general transfer commission in the Saxon civil service and made it up to the real commission council . From 1828 onwards he published numerous legal treatises on tax law , the constitution of the judiciary and the emancipation of Jews .

Schubert was a supporter of the revolution of 1848/1849 and belonged to the Dresden city ​​council from 1848-1852 . After his retirement in 1859 he moved to Kötzschenbroda about and lived from 1860 in which today under monument protection standing house Kötzschenbrodaer Road 187 (formerly Dresdner Straße 5).

As a member of the Flora - Society for Botany and Horticulture in Dresden , the Upper Lusatian Society of Sciences and the Saxon Association for Research and Preservation of Patriotic Antiquities, he devoted himself to historical research, from 1857 above all to that of his new adopted home. As a result, he published the chronicle and topography of the parish Kötzschenbroda in continuation from 1862 to 1865 , "the most extensive and, despite some shortcomings, the standard work on the history of the western Loessnitz communities to this day ."

In 1867 Schubert published another work on his hobby, philately , called The Leader in the Labyrinth of the Postage Stamps from All Countries that had previously appeared . In 1869 he had a two-volume address book for Parochie Kötzschenbroda followed.

Schubert was honored with the honorary citizenship of his hometown. He was the father of Lieutenant General and military writer Gustav von Schubert .


  • Outline of the judicial constitution in the Kingdom of Saxony and the Royal Saxon Upper Lusatia . Sehrig, Leipzig, before 1829, together with Georg Carl Treitschke .
  • Viticulture in the, the market town of Kötzschenbroda together with the village of Fürstenhain, the Hof- and Niederlößnitz, Nauendorf, Zitzschewig and Lindenau, Parochie Kötzschenbroda by age, reputation and scope, along with historical notes about the Königl. Saxon. Viticulture in general, and especially about the vine culture in Meißnischen . Self-published by the author, Dresden 1862.
  • Chronicle and topography of the parish Kötzschenbroda, which encompasses the market towns of Kötzschenbroda and the little villages of Fürstenhain, the villages of Hof- and Niederlößnitz, the villages of Nauendorf, Zitzschewig and Lindenau, together with historical general notes. Compiled etc. mainly due documentary news . Self-published by the author (Hellmuth Henkler's book printer in Dresden), Dresden (1864 and) 1865. ( digitized version )
  • The leader in the labyrinth of previously published postage stamps from all countries , 1867.
  • Address and business directory of the population in the Parochie Kötzschenbroda , 1869 (Online: Volume I , Volume II ).


Individual evidence

  1. ^ Friedrich Christoph Karl Schunck (Ed.): Yearbooks of the entire German legal literature . tape 11 , 1829, pp. 351 ( digitized in the Google book search).
  2. ^ Frank Andert (Red.): Radebeul City Lexicon . Historical manual for the Loessnitz . Published by the Radebeul City Archives. 2nd, slightly changed edition. City archive, Radebeul 2006, ISBN 3-938460-05-9 , p. 175 f .
  3. ^ Gunter Janoschke: Schubert, Georg Gustav Wilhelm (since 1878 from) . In: Institute for Saxon History and Folklore (Ed.): Saxon Biography .