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Linnaeus and his life

Why is Linnaeus world-famous?
A quick tour through the life of Linnaeus
What was really his name?
Linnaeus the child 1707
Linnaeus the student 1727
Linnaeus the doctor of medicine 1735
Professor Linnaeus 1741
Carl von Linné the nobleman 1757
Linnaeus deceased 1778
The Linnaean heritage in Uppsala
 
Portrait of Linnaeus by Alexander Roslin 1775.
The original is in the collections of the Swedish Royal Academy of Science.