Linnean herbarium (S-LINN)
Department of Phanerogamic Botany
Carl Linnaeus: born 1707 at Råshult in Stenbrohult parish in Småland, student in Lund 1727 and in Uppsala 1728, MD in Hardervijk (Holland) 1735, appointed physician at the Admiralty in Stockholm 1739, chair of Practical Medicine and Natural-History at the University of Uppsala and supervisor of the botanical garden 1741-77, dead 1778 in Uppsala.
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Read more about Linnaeus at Department of Systematic Botany in Uppsala.
Latest update: 26 January 1999
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