Botanist, Deceased Person
1750 – 1811
Who was John Fraser?
John Fraser, FLS, F.R.H.S., was a Scottish botanist who collected plant specimens around the world, from North America and the West Indies to Russia and points between, with his primary career activity from 1780 to 1810. Fraser was a commissioned plant collector for Catherine, Czar of Russia in 1795, Paul I of Russia in 1798, and for the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna in 1806; he issued nursery catalogues c. 1790 and 1796, and had an important herbarium that was eventually sold to the Linnean Society.
We need you!
Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!
Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:
"John Fraser." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 22 May 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/biography/john-fraser/m/03h1ll8>.