Friedrich Ehrenreich Behmer

Personal data
Born January 10, 1721
in Berlin

Died April 26, 1777
ca.
in St. Petersburg
Biography

German jurist and sometime conseiller de guerre (member of the Prussian War-Council). In 1772 he became vice-president of the Justitzkollegium in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Life with Boswell

Boswell went with the Kircheisens to a party at Behmer's on July 17, 1764. Behmer was the uncle of Mlle. Schartow, a girl who was raised by the Kircheisens as a part of their family. Boswell described him as "a big, gallant Allemand".

Literature

In 1771, Behmer published Otia in otio minime otiosi, which is sometimes available via [Abebooks]. He published some other works as well.