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Johan Gerhard König to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
15 July 1780 n.s.Dated 15 July 1780.
Sent from Tranquebar (India) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in German.
L6028. Johan Gerhard KönigJohan Gerhard König (1728-1785).
Danish. Physician, born in Polish Livonia. Private
pupil of Linnaeus in 1757. Visited Iceland. Went
to Tranquebar in India, to Thailand and Ceylon. He
died on his way to Tibet. Correspondent of
to Carl Linnaeus the YoungerCarl Linnaeus the Younger (1741-1783).
Swedish. Botanist. Son of Carl Linnaeus and Sara
Elisabet Linnaea. Brother of Elisabeth Christina,
Louisa, Sara Christina and Sophia Linnaea.
Attended his fatherís lectures, had private tutors
(Löfling, Rolander, Solander and Falk, all
Linnaeusís students). Demonstrator of botany at
Uppsala. Succeeded his father.
, 15 July 1780 n.s.
Not yet available
a. original holograph (LS, VIII, 216-217).