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Agardh, Carl Adolph

Born: 1785 AD
Died: 1859 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Botanist


1785 - Born on the 13th of January in Sweden.

1812 - He was appointed professor of botany and practical economy at Lund University.

1816 - He was ordained a clergyman and received two parishes as "Prebend" (a post
          connected to an Anglican or Catholic cathedral).

1817 - He was a representative in the clerical chamber of the Swedish Parliament on several occasions.

1819 - He was rector magnificus of Lund University for one year.

1831 - He was elected a member of the Swedish Academy.

1835 - He was appointed bishop of Karlstad.

1859 - He died on the 28th of January.


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