Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after ennoblement in 1761 as Carl von Linné, was a Swedish biologist and physician who formalised binomial nomenclature, the modern system of naming organisms. He is known as the "father of modern taxonomy".
Oct 18, 2023 · Carolus Linnaeus, (born May 23, 1707, Råshult, Småland, Sweden—died January 10, 1778, Uppsala), Swedish naturalist and explorer who was the first to frame principles for defining natural genera and species of organisms and to create a uniform system for naming them (binomial nomenclature).
Swedish botanist Carl (or Carolus) Linnaeus is, by some measures, the most influential person ever to have lived. He is famous for devising new systems for naming and grouping all living...
Carl Linnaeus is famous for his work in taxonomy: the science of identifying, naming and classifying organisms (plants, animals, bacteria, fungi and more). Click on the tiles below to find out more about who Linnaeus was, why he remains an important figure today, and what work the Linnean Society and Linnean Learning are doing in his name.
Carl Linnaeus, also known as Carl von Linné or Carolus Linnaeus, is often called the Father of Taxonomy. His system for naming, ranking, and classifying organisms is still in wide use today (with many changes).
Dec 8, 2020 · Carl Linnaeus was the famous 18th century Swedish botanist and naturalist who created the basic biological taxonomy — the so-called binomial classification system — that is the foundation of our...
Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish Carl von Linné, (born May 23, 1707, Råshult, Småland, Swed.—died Jan. 10, 1778, Uppsala), Swedish botanist and explorer. He studied botany at Uppsala university and explored Swedish Lapland before traveling to the Netherlands to complete his medical degree (1735).