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Carl Linnaeus

Person  Male  Born 23/5/1707  Died 10/1/1778

Categories: Science

Countries: Sweden

Born Stenbrohult, Småland in southern Sweden. Inventor of a system for naming, ranking, and classifying organisms. One of the great collectors of the 18th century. At his death Joseph Banks tried but failed to buy the collection, which is now housed in the Linnaean Society in Burlington House.

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Daniel Solander

{3 sides of the boarding around a tree carry painted text:} Swedish botanist ...

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