Department of Phanerogamic Botany
Swedish Museum of Natural History
Carl Linnaeus -
Linnaeus' own biography - Gallery of persons -
- Adolf Fredrik
- 1710-1771, king of Sweden from 1751, married to Lovisa Ulrika.
- Ankarcrona, Teodor
- 1687-1750, admiral and councillor of the Admiralty, governor in Stockholm, member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
- Artedi, Petrus
- 1705-1735, zoologist, ichtyologist, fellow-student of Linnaeus.
- Boerhaave, Herman
- 1668-1738, Dutch physician, director of the hospital of Leiden, professor of botany and chemistry.
- Brodersonia, Christina
- 1688-1733, mother of Carl Linnaeus.
- Brodersonius, Samuel
- ca. 1658-1707, grandfather of Carl Linnaeus, parish priest in Stenbrohult, Småland.
- Burman, Johan (Johannes)
- 1690-1762, professor of botany in Amsterdam.
- Celsius, Olof, senior
- 1670-1756, professor of theology and dean in Uppsala. Member of the Science Society of Uppsala and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. He had knowledge in Oriental languages and an interest in botany. Described the flora of the province of Uppland, compiled Flora Uplandica and was a friend and protector of Linnaeus.
- Clifford, Georg
- 1686-1760, banker and mayor in Amsterdam, director of the Dutch East India Company, possessor of a botanical garden in Hartecamp at Haarlem in the Netherlands.
- Dillenius, Johan Jacob
- 1684-1747, German botanist, professor of botany in Oxford, England.
- Ekeberg, Carl Gustav
- 1716-1784, captain at the Swedish East India Company, wrote books of his travels, made several journeys to East India and China, i. a. a journey together with the Linnaean disciple Sparrman.
- Gronovius, Johann Frederich
- 1690-1762, Dutch botanist, med. doctor and senator in Leiden in the Netherlands, gave name to Linnaeus' favourite flower Linnaea.
- Jussieu, Antoine Laurent de
- 1686-1758, professor of botany in Paris.
- Lidbeck, Erik Gustaf
- 1724-1803, one of Linnaeus students in Uppsala, travel companion to Linnaeus on his journey to Västergötland, later director of the botanical garden and professor of natural history in Lund.
- Linné, Carl von, fil.
- 1741-1783, son of Carl Linnaeus, professor in Uppsala.
- Linné, Elisabeth Christina von
- 1743-1782, daughter of Carl Linnaeus, married to Major Carl Fredrik Bergencrantz, grandson of Olof Rudbeck fil.
- Linné, Lovisa von
- 1749-1839, daughter of Carl Linnaeus, unmarried.
- Linné, Sara Christina von
- 1751-1835, daughter of Carl Linnaeus, married to Captain Hans Henrik Duse.
- Linné, Sophia von
- 1757-1830, daughter of Carl Linnaeus, married to the solicitor of the Academy, Samuel Christoffer Duse.
- Linnaeus, Anna Maria
- 1710-1769, sister of Carl Linnaeus, married to the vicar in Wirestad, Gabriel Höök.
- Linnaeus, Emerentia
- 1723-1753, sister of Carl Linnaeus, married to the Head of the County Constabulary, Carl Ammon Branting.
- Linnaeus, Johannes
- 1754-1757, son of Carl Linnaeus, born in Uppsala, died before the age of three.
- Linnaeus, Nils Ingemarsson
- 1674-1748, father of Carl Linnaeus, parish priest in Stenbrohult, Småland. Took the name Linneaus after the big lime-tree (lind in Swedish) which grow on the farm Jonsboda, Hvittaryds socken, Småland where he was born.
- Linnaeus, Samuel
- 1718-1797, brother of Carl Linnaeus, parish priest and later rural dean in Stenbrohult, Småland. Married to Anna Helena Osander.
- Linnaeus, Sara Magdalena
- 1744-1744, daughter of Carl Linnaeus, died after 15 days.
- Linnaeus, Sophia Juliana
- 1714-1771, sister of Carl Linnaeus, married to the parish priest in Ryssby, Johan Svensson Collin.
- Moræus, Johan
- 1672-1742, Carl Linnaeus' father in law, physician in Falun.
- Moræa, Sara Elisabeth
- 1716-1806, Linnaeus' wife.
- Nietzel, Didrik
- 1703-1756, German gardener, worked for Clifford on Hartecamp in Holland, later gardener of the Botanical Garden in Uppsala.
- Reuterholm, Nils Esbjörnsson von
- 1676-1756, baron, employed at the Swedish embassies in Holland, Hanover and therafter Poland, later governor in Stora Kopparbergs län, later also in Närkes and Värmlands län. Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm from its foundation in 1739.
- Roberg, Lars
- 1660-1740, professor of medicine in Uppsala, responsible for the theoretic and practical medicine, surgery, physiology and chemistry.
- Rosén, Nils von Rosenstein
- 1706-1773, professor of anatomy and practical medicine in Uppsala. Olof Rudbeck fil.'s successor.
- Rothman, Johan Stensson
- 1684-1763, county medical officer in Växjö and Linnaeus' teacher of nature science at Växjö upper school.
- Royen, Adriaan van
- 1705-1779, professor of botany in Leiden.
- Rudbeck, Olof fil.
- 1660-1740, botanist, philologist and antiquarian, professor of medicine in Uppsala, responsible for anatomy, botany, zoology and pharmacology.
- Smith, Sir James Edward
- 1750-1828, English naturalist, bought Linnaeus' herbarium.
- Sohlberg, Claes
- 1711-1773, fellow-student and travel companion of Linnaeus during his journeys to Dalarna and Holland, worked as a practising physician, first in Falun and later in Filipstad.
- Söderberg, Olof Andersson
- 1728-1758, student of Linnaeus in Uppsala, Linnaeus' travel companion on his journey to Skåne, later docent in Greifswald and Uppsala and appointed professor in Halle.
- Tessin, Carl Gustaf
- 1695-1770, count, senator, chief marshal at court, founded a cabinet of natural-history specimens at Läckö.
- Tilas, Daniel
- 1712-1772, baron, governor, member of the Council of Mines, national herald. Director over the ironworks in Jämtland and Härjedalen. Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences from its foundation.
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