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William Stearn
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Born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Born on 16th of April 1911
Died on 9th of May 2001

Born 1911. Died 2001 - English botanist, bibliographer and horticulturist.

Librarian at Royal Horticultural Society and botanist at the British Museum. World authority on Carolus Linnaeus. Written many books and papers including Gardenerís Dictionary of Plant Names (1972) and Flower Artists of Kew (1990).

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