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  1. Anders Sparrman (27 February 1748 – 9 August 1820) was a Swedish naturalist, abolitionist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus. Biography [ edit ] Miniature of Sparrman at the time of his travels with James Cook.

  2. Oct 16, 2010 · The Journey of Anders Sparrman is a superbly evocative, lovingly crafted work of literature “unlike any one has read before”, as Nadine Gordimer remarks on the dust-jacket. In the scrupulous artistic hands of Wästberg, the ghost of the great Anders Sparrman finally triumphs over his contemporary detractors.

    • Terry Eagleton
    • 2010
  3. Aug 9, 2022 · Anders Sparrman, a Swedish naturalist, died Aug. 9, 1820, at the age of 72. He studied with the great Carl von Linné (Linnaeus) at Uppsala University, went on a voyage to China after graduating, and then, in 1772, he headed for the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa to study the local flora and fauna. As it happened, Captain Cook dropped by the ...

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  5. Oct 24, 2008 · A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope : towards the Antarctic polar circle, and round the world : but chiefly into the country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year 1772 to 1776 by Sparrman, Anders, 1748-1820; Forster, Georg, 1754-1794

  6. Anders Sparrman Född: 1748-02-16 – Lena församling (C-län), Uppsala län Död: 1820-08-09 – Nikolai församling, Södermanlands län Läkare, Forskningsresande Band 33 (2007-2011), sida 3. Meriter. Sparrman, Anders, f 16 febr (g st) 1748 i Lena, Upps, d 9 aug 1820 i Sthlm, Nik. Föräldrar: prosten Eric S o Brita Högbom.

  7. Anders Sparrman. *Anders Sparrman was born on this date in 1748. He was a white Swedish naturalist, abolitionist, and apostle of Carl Linnaeus. Sparrman was from Tensta, Uppland, the son of a clergyman. At the age of nine, he enrolled at Uppsala University, beginning medical studies at fourteen and becoming one of the outstanding pupils of ...

  8. The young Swede, Anders Sparrman (1748 – 1820), was the first traveler to give an extended and readable account of travels into the interior of the Cape, between 1772 and 1776. As a student of Linnaeus, he was particularly well qualified to explore the rich floral heritage of South Africa. Although he trod familiar paths, his fresh and lively ...

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