Talk:Carl von Linné

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This is not English Wikipedia and the article need not have the english name. "Carl von Linné" is his name in German, Italian, Spanish and Swedish.

What is against this opinion, is that Linnaeus was born as "Carl Linnaeus", and that he wrote ALL of his major works before his ennoblement in 1761, after which he called himself Carl v. Linné. Only the twelfth edition of Systema naturae and the second edition of Species plantarum , both of minor importance compared to his earlier work, appeared after 1761. It's of no importance what his name is in German, Italian or Spanish. So it is not because of his name in the Anglo-Saxon world that a name change to "Carl Linnaeus" would be advisable. Wikiklaas (talk) 14:30, 12 April 2017 (UTC)