Linnaeus Carl


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Linnaeus

(lĭ-nē′əs, -nā′-), Carl or

Carolus

Also called Carl von Linné. 1707-1778.
Swedish botanist and founder of the modern classification system for plants and animals, presented in his influential work Systema Naturae.
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