Gustav Sievers

Gustav Sievers

Birth
Lübeck, Stadtkreis Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Death 1913 (aged 76–77)
Lübeck, Stadtkreis Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Burial Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 149565733 · View Source
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He was a merchant in St. Petersburg, trading in coal, artificial fertilizers, paints and canned food. Married to Olga Maria Sievers, née Mann (a close relative of the famous German writer Thomas Mann) as of December 11, 1876. After her early death, he was married a second time to; Elisabeth Souchay (Dresden, 23.11.1853 - Hamburg, 28.01.1934). He assumed a number of honorary offices within the Evangelical Reformed Church in Russia (church elder, honorary deacon). Gustav Sievers appears therefore in Thomas Mann's novel "Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family" as the fictional character pastor "Sievert Tiburtius". He was as well guild member and councillor of commerce (Kommerzienrat). His Russian partonym was "Andreevič".


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  • Created by: Peter Landowsky
  • Added: 20 Jul 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 149565733
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gustav Sievers (14 Aug 1836–1913), Find a Grave Memorial no. 149565733, citing Smolenskoe Lutheran Cemetery, Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Peter Landowsky (contributor 48796045) .