Forster, Georg (1754-1794)

Also known as
Forster, George (1754-1794)
Forster, Georgius (1754-1794)
Forster, Johann Georg (1754-1794)
Forster, Johann Georg Adam (1754-1794)
Forster, Johann George Adam (1754-1794)
Field of activity
German writer; Traveller; Revolutionary; Botanical collector; Artist
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Biographies

Johann Georg Adam Forster (1754-1794), German writer, traveller and revolutionary, was born on 26 November 1754 at Nassenhüben, near Danzig. In 1765 he accompanied his father, Johann Reinhold Forster,...

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Johann Forster was a botanical collector with James Cook's second expedition to the Pacific 1772-1775 on board the "Resolution".

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Forster, Johann Georg Adam
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Johann Georg Adam Forster, 1754-1794
    Jefcoate, Graham
    Published: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004
    Series: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  3. Dawson, Ruth
    Published: 2000
    Series: Pacific Circle Bulletin, 6, 25-27
  4. J. R. and J. G. A. Forster and Their Collections
    Carolin, R. C.
    Published: 1963
    Series: Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 88, 108-111
  5. George Forster's Paintings
    Iredale, T.
    Published: 1925
    Series: The Australian Zoologist, 4, 48-53
  6. J. R. and G. Forster, Naturalists
    Iredale, T.
    Published: 1937
    Series: Emu, 37, 95-99
  7. Records of Australian Botanists - (a) General, (b) New South Wales
    Maiden, J.H.
    Published: 1908
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, xlii, 60-132
  8. Forster, Johann Georg(e) Adam (1754-1794), Writer, traveller and revolutionary
    Bodi, Leslie
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1, 402-403
  9. a Voyage Round the World , by George FORSTER
    Thomas, Nicholas and Berghof, Oliver, assisted by Newell, Jennifer.
    Published: University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, 2000
  10. Conflicting Anthropological Concepts: Georg Forster and Johann Reinhold Forster on New Zealand
    Dippel, Horst
    Published: Peter Lang, Frankfurt, 2012
    Series: Ferdinand Hochstetter and the Contribution of German-Speaking Scientists to New Zealand Natural History in the Nineteenth Century, 29-46
  11. Die Königinn der südlichen Welt'? Georg Forster und Neuseeland
    Braund, J. N.
    Published: 2006
    Series: Georg-Forster-Studien, 11, 239-56
  12. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

Resources by Georg Forster (137)

  1. Georg Forster (1754-1794), die Kasseler Jahre : Texte, Materialien, Dokumente / zusammengestellt und bearbeitet von Silvia Merz-Horn
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Book : 1990 ]
    Languages: German
    At 4 libraries
    Georg Forster (1754-1794), die Kasseler Jahre : Texte, Materialien, Dokumente / zusammengestellt und bearbeitet von Silvia Merz-Horn
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,496.828)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,496.828)

  2. Degrees and documents
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Unpublished : 1778-1787 ]
    At National Library
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  3. [Academic honoraria of Georg Forster]
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Unpublished ]
    Languages: Latin;German, [1 other]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 139,693.781)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 139,693.781)

  4. Johann Georg Forster's Briefwechsel : nebst einigen Nachrichten von seinem Leben / herausgegeben von Th. H., geb. H
    Georg Forster 1754-1794
    [ Book : 1829 ]
    Languages: German
    View online (access conditions)
    At Monash Uni Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 137,866.938)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 137,866.938)

  5. Johann Georg Forster's Briefwechsel : nebst einigen Nachrichten von seinem Leben / herausgegeben von Th. H., geb. H
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Book : 1829 ]
    Languages: German
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 136,767.844)

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  6. Ansichten vom Niederrhein : von Brabant, Flandern, Holland, England und Frankreich im April, Mai und Junius 1790 / Georg Forster ; [mit einem Nachwort herausgegeben von Gerhard Steiner]
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    Languages: German
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 121,022.836)

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  7. Mowa Jerzego Forstera, wygłoszona 2 lutego 1785 roku w Szkole Głównej Wielkiego Księstwa Litewskiego w Wilnie pt. Limites Historiae naturalis
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Book : 1961 ]
    Languages: Polish;Latin;Russian;French, [3 others]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 119,301.547)

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  8. Entdeckungsreise nach Tahiti und in die Sudsee : 1772-1775 / Georg Forster ; neu hrsg. von Hermann Homann
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    Languages: German
    At 5 libraries
    Entdeckungsreise nach Tahiti und in die Sudsee : 1772-1775 / Georg Forster ; neu hrsg. von Hermann Homann
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  9. Georg Forster, Weltumsegler und Revolutionär : Ansichten von der Welt und vom Glück der Menschheit / zusammengestellt und erzählt von Ulrich Enzensberger
    Enzensberger, Ulrich
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    Languages: German
    At CARM Centre
    Georg Forster, Weltumsegler und Revolutionär : Ansichten von der Welt und vom Glück der Menschheit / zusammengestellt und erzählt von Ulrich Enzensberger
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 116,147.734)

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  10. Georg Forsters Tagebücher / herausgegeben von Paul Zincke und Albert Leitzmann
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Book, Microform : 1914 ]
    Languages: German
    At University of Sydney
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 111,798.109)

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  1. Der Weltumsegler: Johann Georg Adam Forster, 1754-1794 [Frankfurt a. / M.], Europaische Verlagsanstalt, [1957] 400 p.; front.(port.); illus.; 21cm
    Kersten, Kurt
    [ Book ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At ANU Library
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  2. Georg Forster (1754-1794), die Kasseler Jahre : Texte, Materialien, Dokumente / zusammengestellt und bearbeitet von Silvia Merz-Horn
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Book : 1990 ]
    Languages: German
    At 4 libraries
    Georg Forster (1754-1794), die Kasseler Jahre : Texte, Materialien, Dokumente / zusammengestellt und bearbeitet von Silvia Merz-Horn
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  3. Degrees and documents
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Unpublished : 1778-1787 ]
    At National Library
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  4. [Academic honoraria of Georg Forster]
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Unpublished ]
    Languages: Latin;German, [1 other]
    At National Library
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  5. Johann Georg Forster's Briefwechsel : nebst einigen Nachrichten von seinem Leben / herausgegeben von Th. H., geb. H
    Georg Forster 1754-1794
    [ Book : 1829 ]
    Languages: German
    View online (access conditions)
    At Monash Uni Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 138,213.672)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 138,213.672)

  6. Johann Georg Forster's Briefwechsel : nebst einigen Nachrichten von seinem Leben / herausgegeben von Th. H., geb. H
    Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
    [ Book : 1829 ]
    Languages: German
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 137,090.031)

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  7. Georg Forster 1754-1794 : Südseeforscher, Aufklärer, Revolutionär / texte: Kelm H., Heintze D
    Kelm, Heinz
    [ Book : 1976 ]
    Languages: German
    At 6 libraries
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  8. Georg Forster nach seinen Originalbriefen / von Paul Zincke
    Zincke, Paul, 1879-
    [ Microform, Book : 1915 ]
    Languages: German
    At University of Sydney
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 124,085.656)

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  9. Georg Forster : Weltreisender, Schriftsteller und Revolutionär
    Miethke, Helmuth
    [ Book : 1961 ]
    Languages: German
    At 2 libraries
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  10. Georg Forster : nemet︠s︡kiĭ prosvetitelʹ i revoli︠u︡t︠s︡ioner XVIII veka
    Moshkovskai︠a︡, I︠U︡lii︠a︡ I︠A︡kovlevna
    [ Book : 1961 ]
    Languages: Russian
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  1. Forster, Johann Reinhold (1729-1798)
    Author; Naturalist
    ... Forster, Johann Georg Adam (1754 - 1794) ... Forster, Johann Reinhold (1729-1798) ... Johann Reinhold Forster (1729-1798), author and naturalist, was born on 22 October 1729 at Dirschau ... Johann Forster was the scientist on James Cook's second expedition to the Pacific on board the ...
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  2. Banks, Joseph, (Sir) (1748-1820)
    Naturalist; Patron Of Science; Explorer; Artist; ; Draughtsman; 6910
    ... Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), naturalist and patron of science, was born on 13 February 1743 (2 February, ...
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  3. Hoare, Michael E., (Michael Edward) (1941-)
    Science historian
    ... Michael Hoare was a Research Associate of the Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science 1965-1974 ...
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  1. Mr William Forster, Practising as William Forster & Co., 188 George Street, Sydney. NOTICE TO CREDITORS
    Australian Government Gazette. General (National : 1974 - 1977) Tuesday 22 April 1975 p 53

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Mr William Forster, Practising as William Forster & Co., 188 George Street, Sydney. NOTICE TO ... CREDITORS WE wish to advise that Mr William Forster has entered into an authority in accordance with Section ... 150 words
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  2. RE will of GEORGE SOUTHCOMBE FORSTER, late of
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 23 January 1959 [Issue No.10] p 243

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will of GEORGE SOUTHCOMBE FORSTER, late of Parkes, in the State of New South Wales, shopkeeper ... -1942), Ethel May Griffiths, the executrix of the will of the said George Southcombe Forster, who died on the ... 169 words
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  3. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re George Henderson, of Forster, carpenter.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 14 November 1890 [Issue No.639] p 8810

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... ,021) IN BANKRUPTCY. 33)3 George Henderson, of Forster, carpenter. NOTICE is hereby given that a ... 64 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,355.121)

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  1. Georg Brandes
    Norden (Melbourne, Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Saturday 19 September 1914 p 8 Article
    ... , som Verden hverken for eller senere har overtruffet, saa beror det paa, at disse Steder forst var ... ... Georg Brandes. ... 749 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,885.144)

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  2. FORSTER.
    The Maitland Weekly Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1931) Saturday 3 June 1911 p 14 Article
    ... FORSTER. The celebration ol' Empire Day hero by the scholars of the 'Ji'oister Vublic School was ... close to thn old town of Shaftes lmry in Dorsetshire (England) in the reign of George the -it Ii, and ... 465 words
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  3. Forster.
    Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser (NSW : 1894 - 1954) Friday 23 May 1902 p 3 Article
    ... Forster. — - (From a Correspondent) A pleasant evening' was spent ai ; Blow's '..'Hotel, Forster ... , ? on Tuesaay .? ...night,. Maj 12th.ywhen' n number of ? friends aseemled to bid farewell'to Mr George ... 581 words
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  1. Ioh. Reinhold Forster und Geoerg Fo ...
    Beyel, Daniel, ...
    [ Art work : 1781 ]
    Ioh. Reinhold Forster und Geoerg Forster, Vater und Sohn / J.F. Rigau [sic] pinx.; D. Beyel del. et sculp
  2. Letter from George Forster to Thoma ...
    Pennant, Thomas ...
    [ Photograph : 1784 ]
  3. Item 2: [A native of New Caledonia ...
    [ Art work : 1780 ]
  4. Item 1: [An old man of Tahiti / by ...
    [ Art work : 1792 ]
  5. Sir Joseph Banks letters received, ...
    Banks, Joseph, ...
    [ Photograph : 1774-1787 ]
  1. Series 73.001: Copy of a letter received by Johann Georg Forster from Banks,20 May 1782
    [ Unpublished : 1782 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Series 73.001: Copy of a letter received by Johann Georg Forster from Banks,20 May 1782
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 473.815)

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  2. Anthony Forster
    Forster, Anthony, 1813-1897
    [ Unpublished : 1844-1896 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  3. [Biographical cuttings on Johann Reinold Forster, father of Johann Georg Forster, also naturalist on Captain Cook's 2nd voyage, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 379.505)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 379.505)

  1. Cook's Pacific encounters : the Cook-Forster collection of the Georg-August University of Göttingen / National Museum of Australia
    National Museum of Australia
    [ Book, Government publication : 2006 ]
    At 28 libraries
    Cook's Pacific encounters : the Cook-Forster collection of the Georg-August University of Göttingen / National Museum of Australia
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 841.18)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 841.18)

  2. Life in the Pacific of the 1700s : the Cook/Forster Collection of the Georg August University of Gottingen / Stephen Little, Peter Ruthenberg, editors
    Little, Stephen, 1954-
    [ Book : 2006 ]
    Languages: English;Hawaiian, [1 other]
    At 10 libraries
    Life in the Pacific of the 1700s : the Cook/Forster Collection of the Georg August University of Gottingen / Stephen Little, Peter Ruthenberg, editors
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 589.533)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 589.533)

  3. E. M. Forster : the critical heritage / edited by Philip Gardner
    Gardner, Philip
    [ Book : 1973-2013 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 39 libraries
    E. M. Forster : the critical heritage / edited by Philip Gardner
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 556.983)

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  4. Georg Forster, 1754-1974, Südseeforscher, Aufklärer, Revolutionär : Museum für Völkerkunde Frankfurt am Main, Übersee-Museum Bremen, 1976 / [Text, Kelm, H., Heintze, D.]
    Kelm, Heinz
    [ Book : 1976 ]
    Languages: German
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 511.675)

  1. Newly opened country lands for selection March 18th 1884 : Forster ..
    South Australia. Surveyor-General's Office
    [ Government publication, Map : 1884 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  2. Little Jibbon Beach Est., Bundeena : the last of the water frontages : for private sale / selling agents P.U. Alley and H.C. Forster ; surveyors to the estate, Kent & Curdie
    Alley, P. U
    [ Map : 1939 ]
    At Sutherland Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.909)

  3. Captain Cook's first voyage round the world
    Cook, James, 1728-1779
    [ Book, Map : 1785-1962 ]
    Languages: English;French;German;Hungarian, [4 others]
    At 10 libraries
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  1. Into the Ice World: Captain Cook and Georg Forster in the Antarctic
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2008 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    Into the Ice World: Captain Cook and Georg Forster in the Antarctic
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  2. Zehn weltliche Lieder aus Georg Forster Frische teutsche Liedlein (Teil III bis V), zu 4, 5 und 8 Stimmen / herausgegeben von Kurt Gudewill
    Gudewill, Kurt
    [ Printed music : 1957 ]
    Languages: German
    At 7 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 473.867)

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  3. Zehn weltliche Lieder aus Georg Forster Frische teutsche Liedlein (Teil III bis V), zu 4, 5 und 8 Stimmen / herausgegeben von Kurt Gudewill
    Forster, Georg, approximately 1510-1568
    [ Printed music : 1957 ]
    Languages: German
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 463.603)

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  4. Teutsche Liedlein. die heidelberger Liedmeister
    Forster, Georg, approximately 1510-1568
    [ Sound : 1999-2000 ]
    Languages: German;Latin, [1 other]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 392.195)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 392.195)

  1. Simon/Forster
    Simon/Forster
    Created by csking, 45 items.

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  2. Forster
    Forster
    Created by ian.pettet, 135 items.

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  3. Woodford Forster - McLean
    Woodford Forster - McLean
    Created by kat13v, 9 items.

    Sister of Margaret Sheils

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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 262.283)

  1. Georg Forster: the 'Pacific expert' of eighteenth century Germany
    Bodi, L
    Historical Studies, Australia and New Zealand
    [ Article : 1959 ]
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  2. Travelling companions: Cook's second voyage in the writing of Georg and Johann Reinhold Forster
    Weller, Christiane
    Collective Creativity: Collaborative Work in the Sciences, Literature and the Arts
    [ Article : 2011 ]
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  3. Georg Forster and Australia: a vision of the future Australian state from the 18th century
    Fiedler, Horst
    Australia: Studies on the History of Discovery and Exploration
    [ Article : 1994 ]
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  4. Life in the Pacific of the 1700s: The Cook/Forster Collection of the Georg August University of Gottingen, 3 vols.(Brief article)(Book review)
    Seaglion, R
    CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
    [ Article : 2007 ]
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