GOTTLIEB, HEINRICH (1839–1905), lawyer, communal leader, and writer, born in Lvov. He practiced law in Kalisz and Lvov. As deputy chairman of the Lvov community, Gottlieb was responsible for its educational department and did much to develop its activities. His book Schulbetrachtungen (1872) deals with educational questions. He also wrote studies on pedagogy, law, philosophy, natural sciences, and history, including a series of articles on the Jewish Khazar kingdom (in Oesterreichische Wochenschrift, nos. 13, 17, 21, and 48, 1894). He was editor of the Polish periodical Ekonomista and contributed to Izraelita. Gottlieb also wrote literary essays and poetry (Weltuntergang, 1888).
M. Bałaban, in: ye, 6 (c. 1910), 733–4.