Carl Skottsberg

Carl Skottsberg
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Carl Skottsberg with his wife Inga
BornCarl Johan Fredrik Skottsberg
(1880-12-01)1 December 1880
Died14 June 1963(1963-06-14) (aged 82)
Alma materUppsala University
AwardsDarwin-Wallace Medal (Silver, 1958)
Linnean Medal (1959)
Fellow of the Royal Society[1]
Scientific career
Author abbrev. (botany)

Carl Johan Fredrik Skottsberg (1 December 1880 – 14 June 1963) was a Swedish botanist and explorer of Antarctica.[1][3]


Skottsberg was born in Karlshamn, began his academic studies at Uppsala University in 1898 and received his doctorate and a docentship there in 1907.

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