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Catesby, Mark

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Ornithology; Botany. 1505 words.

Catesby, Mark (31 December 1682–23 December 1749), naturalist, botanist, and ornithologist, was born in Castle Hedingham, Essex, England, the son of John Catesby, a former town clerk,...

Linnaeus, Carl [later Carl von Linné] (1707–1778), naturalist and taxonomist

Gina Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Botany. 1747 words.

Linnaeus, Carl [later Carl von Linné] (1707–1778), naturalist and taxonomist, was born on 23 May 1707 ns (13 May os) in a turf-roofed homestead at Råsult, near Stenbrohult, in the province...

Meeuse, Bastiaan Jacob Dirk

Richard B. Walker.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Botany. 1432 words.

Meeuse, Bastiaan Jacob Dirk (09 May 1916–27 July 1999), botanist and naturalist, was born in the small town of Sukabumi on the island of Java, the son of Adrianus Meeuse and Jannigje...