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Johann Gottlieb Grosschopff

Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Death: Died in St. Petersburg, Russia
Immediate Family:

Son of Christoffer Friedrich Grosschopff and Christina Margaretha Edler
Husband of Anna Beata Östedt
Father of Catherine von Essen; Anna Ivanovna Grosschopff; Karl Ivanovich Grosshopff and Gustav Ivanovich Grosshopff

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About Johann Gottlieb Grosschopff

Grosschopff, Johann Gottlieb

  • ~ 1766-03-09. (Backman 1995)
  • * 1766-03-09. (Kruse in Renner 2008)
  • oo 1793-03-12
  • † 1817 (Kruse 2007)
  • † c. 1822. (Kruse in Renner 2008)
  • † c. 1845. (Backman 1995)

Had a large library and violin collection. Born in Lübeck, Germany and baptized in the Lübeck Cathedral (Dom zu Lübeck, Lübecker Dom) in 1766-03-09. He was a businessman and a merchant. Temporary secretary of the provincial administration and later a notary public in St. Petersburg (German: Verwaltung Gouvernementssekretär & Volksnotar). Emigrated to Saint Petersburg, Russia 1790. J.G.G. was also the director of the company Friedrich Schade & Co. — Фридрих Шаде и К.° in Saint Petersburg.



  • Backman, Christina. “Lenins svenska anor.” Släkt och Hävd №1 (1995): 253–273, p.264.
  • Kruse, Günter. ”Die Familie des fränkischen Dichters und Sprachwissenschaftlers Friedrich Rückert und Ahnengemeinschaften mit Lenin.” [The family of the Franconian poet and linguist Friedrich Rückert and the ancestral ties with Lenin.] [in German] Archiv für Familiengeschichtsforschung no. 4 (2006), quoted in Renner, Manfred. ”Lenins Parchimer Vorfahren.” (2008). (accessed January 14, 2011).
  • Kruse, Günter. "Vorfahren Lenins in Mecklenburg" [Lenin's ancestors in Mecklenburg]. Verein für mecklenburgische Familien- und Personengescheiste e. V. (2007).
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Johann Gottlieb Grosschopff's Timeline

March 9, 1766
Lübeck, Germany
March 12, 1793
Age 27
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Age 32
Saint Petersburg, Russia
April 3, 1801
Age 35
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Age 50
St. Petersburg, Russia