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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Carl von Linné Carolus Linnaeus

1707–78

Swedish botanist and zoologist. Professor of practical medicine, University of Uppsala, 1741; professor of botany, diatetics, and materia medica, 1742; court physician, 1747. Proposed a system for the classification of the natural world, and reformed scientific nomenclature. FRS 1753.

Sources

DSB

Record of the Royal Society of London