Milestones in the history of The Linnaeus Garden
Some key dates in the garden's history
|The first botanic garden was founded by Olof Rudbeck the elder.
|Uppsala burned and the garden was laid in ruins.
|Linnaeus began his studies in Uppsala.
|Linnaeus was made a Professor at Uppsala University and Director of the Botanic Garden.
|The Orangery was completed.
|Linnaeus died on the 10th of January.
|Carl von Linné (Linnaeus) the younger dies and is succeeded by Carl Peter Thunberg.
|King Gustav III donated the garden of Uppsala Castle to the University as a new Botanic Gardent.
|The Linnaeus Garden was closed.
|The Orangery was converted to house a student nation, ’Östgöta Nation’.
|The Orangery became the University’s Museum of Nordic Antiquities.
|The Swedish Linnaeus Society was founded.
|Opening of the restored Linnaeus Garden.
|Opening of the Linnaeus Museum.
|Restoration of the orangery.
|Uppsala University assumes responsibility for the Linnaeus Garden.