Glave-Kolbielski, Karl, b. Szczecin, Poland (then Stettin), Aug. 4, 1752, d. Budapest (Hungary), Aug. 14, 1831, agent, factory owner and financial adviser. After dubious transactions and activity as a spy G.-K. illegally brought plans and parts of spinning machines from England to Austria; various functions including that of financial adviser to Archduke Karl and Duke Stadion. Active as a spy during the occupation of Vienna by the French in 1809, from 1810-1831 prisoner of the state.
Literature#A. Přibram, Ein polit. Abenteurer, 1937.