Friedrich Karl von Forster - Chamberlain in Gotha

Friedrich Karl von Forster


Sometime (until 1763 or 1764) chamberlain and privy counsellor of legation at the court of Saxe-Gotha and from March 1, 1764 chief steward of that court.1

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell visited the court in Gotha in mid-October 1764 and on October 17 noted in his journal that he was "allready well with Chambellan Hellmolt a fine fellow like Lord Cassilis, [t]he Grand Ecuier - the Grand Echancon Forstern - [t]he Baron von Schlegel and my good freind the MarĂȘchal."


Note 1: Only source for this biography is The Journal of his German and Swiss Travels, 1764.