Johann Christoph Gustav von Struve

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Johann Christoph Gustav von Struve was a German diplomat. He was born on 26 September 1763 in Regensburg (at this time a Free Imperial City) to the diplomat Anton Sebastian von Struve, the Russian ambassador to the Reichstag in Regensburg. His mother was Johanne Dorothea Werner of Sondershausen in the Thuringian states.

Gustav, as he was known, was a signer to the Treaty of Paris of 1814[citation needed].

Other Struves[edit]

Gustav came from a distinguished family, with many of his siblings also being civil servants to the Russian court, in the tradition of their father, Anton:

  • Catharina Elisabetha von Struve (1759–1838)
  • Johann Georg von Struve (1766–1831)
  • Johann Christian von Struve (1768–1812) – Served as Qualified Civil Servant in the Russian Foreign Office in Saint Petersburg
  • August Wilhelm von Struve (1770–1838) – Served as Qualified Civil Servant in the Russian Postal Department in Saint Petersburg
  • Heinrich Christoph Gottfried von Struve (1772–1851) – Served as Qualified Civil Servant in the Russian Embassy in Stuttgart
  • Philippine Rosina Elisabetha von Struve (1775–1819) – Married Franz Ferdinand von Gruen, Chancellor to the Prince of Reuss
  • Albrecht von Struve(1774–1794)

Family of Gustav and Sibilla[edit]

In Stuttgart on 18 May 1793, Gustav married Sibilla Christiane Friederike von Hochstetter, the daughter of the noted German political leader, Johann Amand Andreas von Hochstetter and Elisabeth Friederike von Buehler.[1]

They had eleven known children:

  • Albrecht von Struve (1793–1794)
  • Elise von Struve (1795–1844)
  • Karl Anton von Struve (1797–1846) – Married St. Claire Stuart Trotter in Edinburgh
  • Amand von Struve (1798–1867) – Married Karoline von Kahlenberg
  • Sophie von Struve (1801–1864) – Married Karl von Manuel
  • Georg Heinrich Christoph Franz von Struve (1802–1886) – Married Eugenie Josephene Charlotte von Witte
  • Katharina "Katinka" von Struve (1803–1855)
  • Gustav von Struve (1805–1870) – Married Elise Ferdinande Amalie Dusar, and was later involved in the 1848 Revolutions.[1]
  • Friederike von Struve (1807–1890) – Married Joseph von Gemmingen
  • Philippine von Struve (1809–1906)
  • Johann Ludwig Karl Heinrich von Struve (1812–1898) – Married Stephanie von Borowsky and then later his cousin, Wilhelmine Charlotte Margarete "Minna" von Hochstetter

Gustav died on 6 May 1828 in Karlsruhe, Grand Duchy of Baden, during the early days of the German Confederation.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jacob
(1755–1841)
Mathematician
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anton Sebastian
President of the Imperial Diet
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carl
(1785–1838)
Philologist
 
Ernst
(1786–1822)
 
Gustav
(1788–1829)
 
Friedrich Georg Wilhelm
(1793–1864)
Astronomer
 
Ludwig
(1795–1828)
Anatomist
 
Johann Christoph Gustav
(1763–1828)
Diplomat
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Otto Wilhelm
(1819–1905)
Astronomer
 
Genrikh
(1822–1908)
Chemist
 
Berngard
(1827–1889)
Russian governor
 
Karl
(1835–1907)
Politician
 
Johann Ludwig
(1812–1898)
 
Gustav
(1805–1870)
Politician
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Karl Hermann
(1854–1920)
Astronomer
 
Gustav Ludwig
(1858–1920)
Astronomer
 
Vasily Berngardovich
(1854–1912)
Mathematician
 
Peter Berngardovich
(1870–1944)
Revolutionary
 
Alexander Berngardovich
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georg Hermann
(1886–1933)
Astronomer
 
Otto
(1897–1963)
Astronomer
 
Vasily Vasilevich
(1889–1965)
Historian
 
Gleb
(1898–1985)
Poet
 
 
 
 
Wilfried
(1914–1992)
Astronomer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ansgar Reiss (2004). Radikalismus und Exil: Gustav Struve und die Demokratie in Deutschland und Amerika (in German). Franz Steiner. pp. 30–31. ISBN 3-515-08371-5.