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Carl Linnaeus Swedish botanist

Prince of botanists Carl Linnaeus

Linnaeus is ever present and enriches the daily life of Uppsala residents through the unique legacy he left behind in our parks and gardens.

“Marvel at everything, even the most mundane,” said Carl Linnaeus. Linnaeus was ahead of his time in many ways. His message was that you should observe and be curious about what you see around you because then you will never be bored.

Linnaeus is one of the world's most famous scientists. He studied, researched, taught and lived in Uppsala for nearly 50 years. You are welcome to explore Linnaeus’ Uppsala and enjoy the green legacy he left behind in the city.

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