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John Claudius Loudon


Landscape gardener and horticultural writer. Travelled in northern Europe, 1813–15; in France and Italy, 1819–20. Urban and rural landscape designer. A prolific author; founded and edited the Gardener’s Magazine, 1826–43, and the Magazine of Natural History, 1828–36.


R. Desmond 1994



Desmond, Ray. 1994. Dictionary of British and Irish botanists and horticulturists including plant collectors, flower painters and garden designers. New edition, revised with the assistance of Christine Ellwood. London: Taylor & Francis and the Natural History Museum. Bristol, Pa.: Taylor & Francis.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.