Georg Johann Unverzagt

Born: 1701, Copenhagen
Died: 1767, St Petersburg

German engraver, draughtsman, teacher. Accompanied the Russian mission of Lev Izmailov to China, travelling via Lake Baikal and through the Gobi Desert to Peking (1719–20). Published an account of the journey in Die Gesandtschaft Ihro Käyserl. Majest. von Groß-Rußland an den Sinesischen Käyser in Lübeck (1725). Taught at the palace of engraving of the Imperial Academy of Sciences (from 1726). Engraved a map of St Petersburg (1741).

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