Otto Lueger (born October 13, 1843 in Tengen , Baden, † May 2, 1911 in Stuttgart ) was a German engineer , municipal building officer and university lecturer , who also emerged as a specialist author and editor of the lexicon of technology .
Lueger studied at the Polytechnic Karlsruhe , where he was a member of the Corps Saxonia . He then went to Europe to study. From 1866 he worked for the water works in Karlsruhe and from 1871 for those in Frankfurt am Main . From 1874 he headed the Frankfurt civil engineering department, later that of Freiburg im Breisgau .
From 1895 he was associate professor , from 1903 full professor for hydraulic engineering at the Technical University of Stuttgart . Lueger was the first editor of the Lexicon of the Entire Technology , which appeared in several editions.
He found his final resting place in the Pragfriedhof in Stuttgart.
- The fountain management of the city of Freiburg. Built 1873-76. A representation of the creation, execution and operation of the same. Freiburg im Breisgau 1879.
- Theory of the movement of groundwater in the alluvions of river basins. Stuttgart 1883.
- The water supply for the city of Lahr. Lahr 1884.
- The water supply of cities. 2 volumes, 1890. / 2nd edition, 1908.
- (as editor): Lexicon of the entire technology.
- 1st edition, 7 volumes, 1894–1899.
- 2nd edition, 8 volumes, 1904–1910. / (posthumous) supplementary volumes 1914 and 1920.
- 3rd edition, 7 volumes, 1926–1929. (posthumously)
- 4th edition, 17 volumes, 1960–1972. (posthumously)
- Kurt Mauel: New German Biography (NDB). Volume 15, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1987, ISBN 3-428-00196-6 , p. 465 f. ( ). In:
- Lexicon of the entire technology: in 10 volumes / ed. by Otto Lueger Internet edition of the 2nd edition (1904–1920) at Zeno.org
- Lueger: Lexicon of the entire technology in the digital library on DVD
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German engineer, municipal building officer and university professor; Editor of the "Lexicon of All Technology"|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 13, 1843|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Tengen , Baden|
|DATE OF DEATH||May 2, 1911|
|Place of death||Stuttgart|