|Carl Linnaeus (Carl von Linné)|
Carl von Linné, Alexander Roslin, 1775. Currently owned by and displayed at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
May 13, 1707 (see|
Råshult, Älmhult, Sweden
January 10, 1778 (aged 70)|
|Fields||Zoology, Medicine, Botany|
University of Harderwijk
|Author abbreviation (botany)||L.|
|Religious stance||Church of Sweden|
Linnaeus adopted the name Carl von Linné after his 1761 ennoblement awarded him the title von. He is the father of Carolus Linnaeus the Younger.
Notes and referencesEdit
- “Carl Linnaeus was born in Råshult, Småland, in 1707 on May 13th (Swedish Style) or 23rd according to our present calendar.” Citation: Linnaeus the child by Uppsala University. Accordning to the Julian calendar he was born on May 12th.
- Stafleu, F.A. (1976-1998) Taxonomic Literature second edition. An authoritative work on the names of botanists, their works and publication data, issued under the auspices of the IAPT.
- Sörlin & Fagerstedt, Linné och hans lärjungar, 2004.
- J.L.P.M.Krol, Linneaus' verblijf op de Hartekamp In: Het landgoed de Hartekamp in Heemstede. Heemstede, 1982.