Gustaf Johan Billberg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gustaf Johan Billberg

Swedish naturalist

Date of Birth: 14-Jun-1772

Place of Birth: Karlskrona, Blekinge County, Sweden

Date of Death: 26-Nov-1844

Profession: zoologist, ornithologist, botanist, entomologist

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Gustaf Johan Billberg

  • Gustaf Johan Billberg (14 June 1772, Karlskrona – 26 November 1844, Stockholm) was a Swedish botanist, zoologist and anatomist, although professionally and by training he was a lawyer and used science and biology as an avocation.
  • The plant genus Billbergia was named for him by Carl Peter Thunberg.

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