23 May 2007

Mr Flower Power 300 years

idé och montage: Full Tank

It´s not ABBA, Björn Borg or Ingmar Bergman. No, this is the greatest
Swedish celebrity of all times Carl Linnaeus (known as Carl von Linné in
Sweden). Right now there are events all over the country celebrating his
birthday (he was born in 1707).

© Uppsala universitetsbibliotek. Photographer Owe Wennman

Carl Linneaus was a scientist, botanist, zoologist, geologist and also a
skilled doctor,
health worker and philosopher. He was a great man.
Read more about him at www.linnaeus2007.se (also in English, German and

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