BOOK CAMBRIDGE HOTELS

Featured Destination

March 2019: Hereford

April can be a tricky month for weather in Britain: surprisingly sunny days interspersed with spring showers. So a destination where the best of the ...More
More Uk destinations

William Stearn
- Favourite Briton.

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).

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to William Stearn?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3529 views since 7th February 2007

Brit Quote:
Some folk want their luck buttered - Thomas Hardy
More Quotes

On this day:
Charles I becomes King of England - 1625, 1st international rugby match - Scotland V England - 1871, Last V2 rocket lands - 1945
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages