Carl Linnaeus Biography, Birthday, Awards and Family

23/05/1707   -   10/01/1778

Carolus Linnaeus was a renowned Swedish biologist popularly known as the ‘Father of Modern Taxonomy’ who founded the binomial nomenclature. Read on to know more about his childhood, career, profile and timeline


Carl Linnaeus Biography, Facts and Family

  • Famous: Biologists
  • Died At Age: 70
  • Sun Sign: Gemini
  • Also Known As: Carl Von Linné
  • Born In: RÃ¥shult
  • Famous As: Botanist
  • Spouse/Ex-: Sara Elisabeth Moræa
  • Father: Nils Ingemarsson Linnaeus
  • Mother: Christina Brodersonia
  • Siblings: Samuel Linnaeus
  • Children:
    1. Carl Linnaeus The Younger
    2. Elisabeth Christina Von Linné
    3. Johannes Von Linné
    4. Lovisa Von Linné
    5. Sara Cristina Von Linné
    6. Sara Magdalena Von Linné
    7. Sophia Von Linné
  • Died On: January 10, 1778
  • Place Of Death: Linnaeus' Hammarby
  • Founder/Co-Founder: Royal Swedish Academy Of Sciences
  • Education:
    1. Uppsala University
    2. Lund University
    3. 1735 - University Of Harderwijk
  • Bio: Carolus Linnaeus Was A Renowned Swedish Biologist Popularly Known As The ‘Father Of Modern Taxonomy’ Who Founded The Binomial Nomenclature. Read On To Know More About His Childhood, Career, Profile And Timeline