Carl von Linné
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Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist
|Date of birth||23 May 1707|
Carl Nilsson Linnaeus
|Date of death||10 January 1778|
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English: Carl Linnaeus, widely known by the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), aka Carl von Linné, aka Carlos Linneo, was a Swedish botanist who laid the foundations for modern biological nomenclature.
The gravestone of Linné and his son in the cathedral of Uppsala
Epitaph of Carolus Linnaeus, Uppsala Cathedral.
Monuments and sculptures
Linnaea borealis - This floret was Linné's favourite flower and named after him