Christian-dear honour God Gellert
Gellert came of to a minister family, his younger brother Christian fear God became than fable poet admits.
After its training at the prince school pc. Afra in Meissen it studied natural sciences at the University of Leipzig. 1737 went to Gellert to pc. There Petersburg and was and. A. at the imperial Academy of Sciences in the area of chemistry and physics actively.
With its return to Saxonia in the year 1747 the hoped for Professur in Leipzig or joke mountain was missing. Gellert went to free mountain, where he was entrusted by the upper local mining authority with various tasks in the area of chemistry and the metallurgy and as a successor of Johann Friedrich handle of hut people in metallurgical chemistry informed. Gellert was considered as the most important Metallurge, so that in his lectures also numerous listeners from the foreign country participated.
1753 were made its appointment as a commission advice with the upper local mining authority and it the supervision by the mining machines were transferred. Likewise the examination of the fusion processes was incumbent on it like also the investigation of minerals.
Gellert introduced many improvements with the work of the Freiberger huts, the most important was the introduction of the Fässeramalgamation of Silbererzen to Europe; the plant on the Halsbrücker hut was established between 1787 and 1790 and was 67 years continuous in enterprise.
- German translation of Johann Andreas Cramers Elementa artis docimasticae, 1746
- initial reasons of metallurgical chemistry, 1750 and. 1775
- initial reasons of the Probierkunst, 1755
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|NAME||Gellert, Christian-dear honour God|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of German Metallurge and Mineraloge|
|DATE OF BIRTH||11. August 1713|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Hainichen|
|DYING DATE||18. May 1795|
|DYING PLACE||free mountain (Saxonia)|