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Acharius, Erik

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Born: 1757 AD
Died: 1819 AD, at 61 years of age.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Botanist

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 1757 - Born on the 10th of October in Gavle, Sweden.

1773 - He matriculated at Uppsala University and was one of the last of the
            students of Linnaeus.

1782 - He later worked for the Royal Academy of Sciences in Stockholm and completed
            his medical studies at Lund University.

1785 - He was appointed town medical officer in Vadstena.

1789 - He was the district medical officer in Ostergotland County.

1795 - He was director of the new Vadstena Hospital.

       - He was a member of the Royal Physiographic Society in Lund.

1796 - He was a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

1801 - He was a member of the Linnean Society of London and the Royal Society of
            Sciences in Uppsala

1803 - He was a titular professor.

1819 - He died on the 14th of August.




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