Peter Jonas Bergius
Linnean herbarium (S-LINN)
Department of Phanerogamic Botany
Peter Jonas Bergius Born 1730 in Erikstad in Vittaryd parish in Småland, Sweden.
Student in Lund 1746 and in Uppsala 1749, defended an academic dissertation under
Linnaeus in 1750,
and took his M. D. degree in 1754. Practised medicine in Stockholm
1754-1761, appointed professor of
natural history and pharmacy at
Collegium Medicum 1761. Died in Stockholm 1790.
Example of Bergius's handwriting:
Mejier, B. & Th. Westrin, red. 1914: Nordisk familjebok, konversationslexikon och realencyklopedi, Stockholm.
Sandermann Olsen, S.-E., 1997; Bibliographia discipuli Linnaei, Bibliographies of the 331 Pupils of Linnaeus., Copenhagen.
Latest update: 10 June 1999
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