Hektoen International

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Tag: Göran Wettrell

  • Carl Linnaeus—The young botanist, natural scientist, and physician

    Göran WettrellLund, Sweden Carolus Linnaeus, ennobled Carl von Linné in 1761, is one of the great sons of Sweden. At an early age, he demonstrated an interest in nature and plants. His lifelong passion was the ordering and classification of plants, animals, minerals, and diseases. Young Linnaeus Linnaeus was born in a small village in…