Daniel Solander

Daniel Solander

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Daniel Carlsson Solander or Daniel Charles Solander was a Swedish naturalist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus. Solander was born in Pite, Norrland, Sweden, was the son of Rev. Carl Solander a Lutheran principal, and Magdalena n e Bostadia. Solander enrolled at Uppsala University in July 1750 and studied languages and the humanities. The professor of botany was the celebrated Carolus Linnaeus who was soon impressed by young Solander's ability and accordingly persuaded his father to let him study natural history. Solander traveled to England in June 1760 to promote the new Linnean system of classification. He was an assistant librarian at the British Museum from 1763 onwards, and elected as Fellow of the Royal Society in the following year. Afterwards he held the position of Keeper of Printed Books at the British Museumshow more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134915629
  • 9786134915625