LIBOSCHÜTZ, OSIP YAROVLEVICH:
Russian physician; died at St. Petersburg in 1824; probably the son of Jacob Liboschütz. He studied medicine at Dorpat (M.D. 1806, his graduating thesis being "De Morbis Primi Paris Nervorum"). He then settled at St. Petersburg, where he became court physician, and founded a hospital for sick children. Liboschütz wrote: "Tableau Botanique des Genres de Plantes Observés en Russie" (Vienna, 1811); "Description de Mousses Qui Croissent aux Environs de St. Pétersbourg et de Moscou" (St. Petersburg, 1811; with Trinius); "Flore des Environs de St. Pétersbourg et de Moscou" (ib. 1811).
- Entziklopedicheski Slovar, xvii. 642, St. Petersburg, 1895.