Author:Carl Linnaeus

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Carl Linnaeus

Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of Binomial nomenclature; known as the father of modern taxonomy, and is also considered one of the fathers of modern ecology.

In older publications sometimes the abbreviation "Linn." is used.[1]

This author page is for the elder Linnaeus. For his son, see Carolus Linnaeus the Younger.

Carl Linnaeus


Linnaeus' corpus was written entirely in Latin and Swedish, but some works have been translated into English:

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Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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