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Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of Binomial nomenclature. He is known as the father of modern taxonomy, and is also considered one of the fathers of modern ecology.
This author page is for the elder Linnaeus. For his son, see Carolus Linnaeus the Younger.
Linnaeus' corpus was written entirely in Latin and Swedish, but some works have been translated into English:
- An introduction to botany, containing an explanation of the theory of that science, extracted from the works of Dr. Linnaeus (1776, by James Lee)
- Darwin, Erasmus (1783), A System of Vegetables
- —translation of Linnaeus' Systema Vegetabilium (13th edition)
- Darwin, Erasmus (1787) The Families of Plants
- —translation of Linnaeus' Genera Plantarum (last edition)
- Lachesis Lapponica, or a tour in Lapland, now first published from the original manuscript journal of the celebrated Linnaeus (1811, translated by James Edward Smith)
- A selection of the correspondence of Linnaeus and other naturalists from the original manuscripts (1821, two volumes, translated by James Edward Smith)
- Linnaeus' Philosophia Botanica (2005, translated by Stephen Freer, translation currently under copyright)
Works about Linnaeus
- The life of Sir Charles Linnaeus (1794, original Swedish work by D. H. Stoever; translated into English by Joseph Trapp)
- A general view of the writings of Linnaeus (1805, by Richard Pulteney, including a translation of Linnaeus' diaries)
- “Linnæus, Carl von” in The American Cyclopædia, 1879.
- Linnaeus, in the 1905 Little journeys to homes of great scientists 
- "The Place of Linnaeus in the History of Science", by Arthur Oncken Lovejoy in Popular Science Monthly Volume 71, December 1907
- “Linnæus” in The Nuttall Encyclopædia by James Wood, London: Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd., 1907.
- “Linnaeus” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- Linnaeus, in the 1912 Biographies of Scientific Men
- “Linnæus, Carolus” in The Encyclopedia Americana. New York, 1920.
- “Linné, Karl von,” Collier's New Encyclopedia. New York: P.F. Collier & Son Co., 1921.
- “Linnæan System,” Collier's New Encyclopedia. New York: P.F. Collier & Son Co., 1921.
- To the Very Eminent Dr. Linnæus, Knight of the Polar Star, first Physician to the King of Sweden, Professor of Botany at Upsal, Fellow of the Academies of Upsal, Stockholm, Petersburgh, &c., &c., &c. (1776)