Gezelius, Georgius a Swedish biographer, was born in 1736. Like others of his name, he devoted himself to the ecclesiastical calling, became archdeacon of Lillkyrka in Norway, and later almoner to the king of Sweden, Gustavus III. He died May 24, 1789. With several learned men of his country, he wrote, Farsok tit et Biographisk Lexikon (Stockholm and Upsal, 1776). In 1780 he added a supplementary volume. This work was revised and published without the name of the author, under the title, Biografisk Lexicon (Ursala, 1838), See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.