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List of notable or famous botanists from Sweden, with bios and photos, including the top botanists born in Sweden and even some popular botanists who immigrated to Sweden. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Swedish botanists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These botanists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known botanist from Sweden is included when available.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Lars Levi Læstadius to Carl Linnaeus.

This historic botanists from Sweden list can help answer the questions "Who are some Swedish botanists of note?" and "Who are the most famous botanists from Sweden?" These prominent botanists of Sweden may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Swedish botanists.

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Anders Dahl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Botanists from Sweden
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Anders Dahl was a Swedish botanist and student of Carolus Linnaeus. The dahlia flower is named after him. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 38 (1751-1789)

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Anders Jahan Retzius is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Botanists from Sweden
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Anders Jahan Retzius was a Swedish chemist, botanist and entomologist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 79 (1742-1821)

Birthplace: Kristianstad, Sweden

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Bengt Lidforss is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Botanists from Sweden
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Bengt Lidforss was a prominent Swedish socialist, and an accomplished natural scientist and writer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 45 (1868-1913)

Birthplace: Lund, Sweden

Carl Linnaeus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Botanists from Sweden
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Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who laid the foundations for the modern biological naming scheme of binomial nomenclature. He is known as the father of modern taxonomy, and is also considered one of the fathers of modern ecology. Many of his writings were in Latin, and his name is rendered in Latin as Carolus Linnæus. Linnaeus was born in the countryside of Småland, in southern Sweden. He received most of his higher education at Uppsala University, and began giving lectures in botany there in 1730. He lived abroad between 1735 and 1738, where he studied and also published a first edition of his Systema ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 71 (1707-1778)

Birthplace: Råshult, Sweden

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