|Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany|
alt. spelling Gottlieb Corte or Cortius
Gottlieb Kortte (Corte), professor of law from 1726 until his death in 1731 (at age thirty-three); author of numerous legal and historical works. The cantata "Vereinigte Zwietracht der wechselnden Saiten," BWV 207, was commissioned by Johann Sebastian Bach as a congratulatory piece to be performed on the occasion of Kortte's appointment to a professorship in December 1726.
Kortte's Juris dissertation is available online: http://books.google.com/books?id=fqlbAAAAQAAJ&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=true