Wolf von Engelhardt

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Wolf von Engelhardt
Born (1910-02-09)9 February 1910
Tartu, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire
Died 4 December 2008(2008-12-04) (aged 98)
Tübingen, Germany
Fields Geologist, Mineralogist

Wolf Jürgen Baron von Engelhardt (9 February 1910, Tartu – 4 December 2008, Tübingen) was a German geologist and mineralogist.[1]

He was a descendant of a Baltic German noble family Engelhardt.

The asteroid 4217 Engelhardt is named in his honour.


  1. ^ "Wolf Jürgen von Engelhardt (1910–2008)". German Mineralogical Society. April 2009. Retrieved 18 August 2010.