The Great Chicago Statue Quiz #12—Answers

(1) WHO is this?  Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778)

(2) WHERE is this?  1100 E. Midway Plaisance

(3) WHY does this person deserve a statue?  Swedish Scientist

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2 Responses to “The Great Chicago Statue Quiz #12—Answers”


  1. 1 Garry June 26, 2019 at 1:26 pm

    1. I got it correct.
    2. I pass it about once a month, but I thought the base says “Linne” on it.

    • 2 J.R. Schmidt June 26, 2019 at 3:25 pm

      I used “Linnaeus” because that’s the way he is mentioned in most history books. “Linne” was his name after he was raised to the nobility. If I were marking a test, I’d give credit for either version.
      –JRS


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