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Dahl, Andreas

Born: 1751 AD
Died: 1789 AD
Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Botanist

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.