Nathanael Matthaeus von Wolf
Scientist, Deceased Person
1724 – 1782
Who was Nathanael Matthaeus von Wolf?
Von Wolf studied medicine at the University of Erfurt and received his M.D. in 1748. He became the personal doctor of Teodor Kazimierz Czartoryski, the Prince-bishop of Poznań, until the bishop's death in 1768. He then opened a private office in 1769 at Tczew and then at Danzig in 1772. He spent most of his adult life in Danzig.
Von Wolf was a member of the Danzig Research Society and left his collections to them and greatly supported the building of a planetarium. As an astronomer he had worked also at the Corps of Cadets in Warsaw
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