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Mårten Triewald
TRIEWALD, Mårten.

TRIEWALD, Mårten.
(1691 - 1747)

(Born: Stockholm, Sweden, 18 November 1691; Died: Stockholm, Sweden, 8 August 1747) Swedish physicist & mineralogist.

While still young, Trievald visited England for a ten year period. At the Ritterhaus in Stockholm he taught experimental physics and mechanics, eventually receiving a pension from the King. In 1738, together with five others, he founded the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Biographical references: Biographie Universelle. Ferguson, Bibliotheca Chemica, 1906: 2, 465. Jöcher, Gelehrten-Lexikon, 1750-51: 4, col. 1315. Lindroth, Swedish Men of Science, 1952. Poggendorff: 2, col. 1135. SBA: Scandinavian Biographical Archive: B-341, 051-053. Svenskt Biografiskt Handlexikon: 2, 635-6, portrait. WBI.

1. Swedish, 1748 [First edition].
Mårten Triewalds | Tal, | Om | Åmne och Orsaker | Til | Metallernes och Mineralier- | nes Födo, Tiltagande och Mo- | gnande Växt I Jorden. | Hållit För | Kongl. Vetensk. Academien | Uti | Auditorio Illustri, | Då det Andra Præsidentskapet | Afträddes. | År 1740 den 9 Januarii. | [ornament] | [rule] | På Kongl. Vetenskaps Academiens Befallning | Andra gången uplagdt. | [wavy rule] | Stockholm, hos Lars Salvius, | År 1748.

8°: [1]-24 p.

Rare. Published the year after the author's death.

Bibliographical references: BL [965.i.16.(2.)]. LKG: XIII 69. SWIM: 30, no. 53.

2. German, 1795 [German transl.].
Martin Triewald von dem Grundstoffe und den Ursachen der Nahrung, des Wachsthums und der Reife der Metalle und Mineralien in der Erde. Aus dem Swedischen übersetzt von D.C.G. Gröning. Leipzig, 1795. Bey Heinrich Gräff.

8°: [2], [1]-20 p.

Rare. This is a German translation of a presidential discourse delivered to the Swedish Academy in 1740: Tal om ämne och orsaker till Metallers och Mineraliess föda, tilltagande och mognande växt i jorden, vid Præsidii nedläggande i Vet. Akad. 1740.

D.C.G. Gröning. (Born:      ; Died:      ) . Need Biography.

Bibliographical references: BL [970.i.10.]. Ferguson, Bibliotheca Chemica, 1906: 2, 467. LKG: XIII 70a. (Gröning)

3. German, 1763 [German transl.].
Rede von dem Stoffe und den Ursachen der Erzeugung und des zunehmenden und reifenden Wachsthums der Mineralien und Metalle in der Erde. 1763

8°:

Very scarce. In. Gruner (G. S.) Auserlesene Sammlung, etc. Bd. 1. 1763. 8o.

Bibliographical references: BL [966.h.6.].

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