Johann Gottlieb Georgi (Georgi)( ethnographer and adventurer, professor of mineralogy of the Imperial Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg)
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Biography Johann Gottlieb Georgi (Georgi)
Native of Pomerania, in 1768, Mr. George. accompanied by Pallas in his journey across Russia. In 1770 - 74 years on behalf of the Academy of Sciences, . partly with Falk, . visited Astrakhan, . Bank Urals, . migrations Bashkir, . Barabinsk steppe, . Kolyvanskoe silver mines, . Altai, . Tomsk, . Irkutsk, . Baikal, . who withdrew on the map, . and Dauren, . to familiarize themselves with its wealth of ore,
. The results of his travels, George has published in several editions, in German, some of which translated into Russian. Highlights from the works of George: "Reisen durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russ. Reichs "(1771 - 77);" Beschreibungen etc. "- Detailed, illustrated description of nationalities, . living in Russia (St. Petersburg, . 1776 - 80 years, 2 ed., . Leipzig, . 1782), translated into Russian part under the title: "Description of all Rossiyskom state living people" (Sankt-Peterburg, . 1776 - 77; 2-ed., . 1779),
. In 1790, Mr.. published in German description of the city of St. Petersburg (the plan), which appeared a second edition in Riga (1793) and translated into Russian (St. Petersburg, 1794). His "Geographisch-physikalische und Naturhistor. Beschreibung des Russ. Reiches ", in 9 volumes, with drawings, was published in Koenigsberg (1797 - 1802). George died in 1802. The name of George called the dahlia plant.