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    Pehr Kalm. Pehr Kalm (6 March 1716 – 16 November 1779), also known as Peter Kalm, was a Swedish explorer, botanist, naturalist, and agricultural economist. He was one of the most important apostles of Carl Linnaeus . In 1747, he was commissioned by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to travel to the North American colonies in order to ...

  2. Kalm, Pehr. Pehr Kalm, botanist (b in Sweden 6 Mar 1716; d in Finland 16 Nov 1779). Kalm was educated in Finland and Sweden. He met the leading European naturalist, Linnaeus, in 1741, and under his influence became an expert on botanical applications to agriculture. Linnaeus proposed a trip to North America to discover plants that might be ...

  3. Apr 1, 2006 · Pehr Kalm served as Carolus Linnaeus’ eyes and ears in the New World (the American Colonies and French Canada) for three years in the mid 18th Century. Kalm was one of the first of many disciples to serve his mentor in his quest to classify everything animal, vegetable, and mineral for his all-encompassing inventory catalog, Systema Naturae.

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  5. KALM, PEHR (baptized Petter ), natural historian; b. 6 March 1716 ( n.s.) in Å ngermanland province, Sweden, son of Gabriel Kalm, a Finnish clergyman, and Catherine Ross, of Scots ancestry; m. February 1750 Anna Magaretha Sandin, née Sjöman, in Philadelphia (Pa); d. 16 Nov. 1779 at Å bo (Turku), Finland. Pehr Kalm was born in Sweden but was ...

  6. Feb 15, 2024 · Pehr Kalm’s voyage to North America offers a useful case study of this alternative position. Kalm understood agriculture and resource husbandry through the lens of cameralist ideology. Natural historians should serve the nation by improving soil fertility and diversifying native flora and fauna.

  7. May 13, 2021 · Banneker and Swedish scientist Pehr Kalm documented cicadas from 1715 to 1800. By Kevin Ambrose. May 13, 2021 at 10:45 a.m. EDT. This recently emerged cicada was photographed on Wednesday in ...

  8. His earlier book, Pehr Kalm, a Finnish visitor to the Chilterns (Aston Clinton, near Aylesbury, privately published, 2003), covered Kalm's account of the three weeks he spent in and around Little Gaddesden in March–April, 1748. The present translation and commentary on Kalm's diary entries about London, from late April to his embarcation for ...

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