L6114. 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 father’s lectures, had private tutors
(Löfling, Rolander, Solander and Falk, all
Linnaeus’s students). Demonstrator of botany at
Uppsala. Succeeded his father.
to Clas AlströmerClas Alströmer (1736-1794).
Swedish. Baron, industrialist. Sent plants and
specimens to Linnaeus from his travels abroad.
Bought Linnaeus’s “little herbarium”, now in the
Natural History Museum in Stockholm. Son of Jonas
Alströmer, brother of August, Johan and
Patrick Alströmer. Correspondent of Linnaeus
, 8 November 1779 n.s.