Carl Peter Thunberg

Botanist, Physician

1743 – 1828

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Who was Carl Peter Thunberg?

Carl Peter Thunberg, also known as Karl Peter von Thunberg, Carl Pehr Thunberg, or Carl Per Thunberg, was a Swedish naturalist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus. He has been called "the father of South African botany" and the "Japanese Linnaeus".

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Born
Nov 11, 1743
Jönköping
Also known as
  • Тунберг, Карл Петер
  • 卡尔·彼得·通贝里
Nationality
  • Sweden
Profession
Education
  • Uppsala University
Lived in
  • Jönköping
Died
Aug 8, 1828

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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