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Dahl, Andreas

Born: 1751 AD
Died: 1789 AD, at 38 years of age.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Botanist

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1751 - Anders Dahl was born on the 17th of March, a Swedish botanist and student of Carolus Linnaeus.

 

1770 - Dahl entered Uppsala University as a freshman.

 

He worked in Gothenburg as curator of the private natural museum and botanic garden of Claes Alströmer.

 

1786 - Received a medical doctor's degree at the University of Kiel, Germany.

 

1787 - He started to teach medicine and botany at the university in Academy of Åbo.

 

The dahlia flower is named after him.

 

 


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