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  Carl Linnaeus
Carl Linnaeus, also known as Carl von Linné or Carolus Linnaeus, is often called the Father of Taxonomy.
His father, Nils Ingemarsson Linnaeus, was both an avid gardener and a Lutheran pastor, and Carl showed a deep love of plants and a fascination with their names from a very early age.
Linnaeus continued to revise his Systema Naturae, which grew from a slim pamphlet to a multivolume work, as his concepts were modified and as more and more plant and animal specimens were sent to him from every corner of the globe.
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  Carolus Linnaeus - MSN Encarta
Linnaeus was born into a religious family in a small town in rural Småland.
Linnaeus discovered problems in the systematic arrangement for botany and began to sketch his own classification method as early as 1730.
Linnaeus also created a taxonomic scheme that relied only upon these sexual parts, using the stamen to determine the class and the pistil to determine the order.
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 Carolus Linnaeus Summary
Linnaeus realized that new plants were being discovered faster than their morphological relationships could be established, and he decided to abandon for a while the attempt to achieve a natural classification.
Linnaeus organized ecology around the balance of nature concept, which he named the "economy of nature." He emphasized the interrelationships in nature and was one of the first naturalists to describe food chains.
Linnaeus was one of the founders of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
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 Carolus Linnaeus - Netencyclo, Nederlandstalige Encyclopedie : Carolus Linnaeus
Carolus Linnaeus (nadat hij in de adelstand was verheven Carl von Linné) (Råshult bij Stenbrohult, Zuid-Zweden, 23 mei 1707 - Uppsala, 10 januari 1778) was een Zweedse arts ofwel plantkundige (dit was toentertijd hetzelfde) en bioloog, die de binomiale nomenclatuur voor levende wezens invoerde.
Linnaeus had hierin echter weinig interesse, en uiteindelijk wist een leraar zijn vader te overreden erin toe te stemmen dat Linnaeus in plaats daarvan medicijnen ging studeren.
Linnaeus beschreef niet alleen planten maar ook mineralen en dieren.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Carolus Linnaeus
Linnaeus was born on the farm Råshult, located in Älmhult Municipality, in the province of Småland in southern Sweden, on May 23 1707.
Linnaeus studied in Lund and tried to make something of the botanical garden there, but because it had been neglected, it was suggested to him that he would have better prospects at the University of Uppsala; Linnaeus left for Uppsala within a year.
The Bicentenary of the Birth of Carolus Linnaeus.
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 Carolus Linnaeus - biography
Carolus Linnaeus (or Carl von Linné) was born on May 23 1707, and died on January 10 1778.
As a boy Linnaeus was to be groomed for life as a churchman, as his father and maternal grandfather were, but he showed little enthusiasm for the profession.
During this time Linnaeus became convinced that in the stamens and pistils of flowers lay the basis for the classification of plants, and he wrote a short work on the subject that earned him the postion of adjunct professor.
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 SPECTRUM Biographies - Carolus Linnaeus
Carolus Linnaeus, also called Carl Linnaeus, was born on May 23, 1707 in Rashult, Sweden.
Linnaeus received his degree in medicine from the University of Uppsala, and he also studied at the University of Lund.
Linnaeus was granted a Swedish patent of nobility in 1761.
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 Lefalophodon: Carolus Linnaeus
A Swede, Carl von Linné was known as "Linnaeus" because he (like other 17th century scientists) wrote all of his major publications in Latin.
However, Linnaeus himself abandoned the strictly linear view of biological relationships that was then so popular in favor of his own more diffuse, hierarchical arrangement.
Linnaeus advocated an admittedly "artifical system" of plant classification that emphasized the number of reproductive organs to the near-exclusion of all other characters; this was opposed by contemporary botanists like A.
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 The Linnaeus Celebration
Carl Linnaeus was born nearly 300 years ago in a small village in Småland, Råshult.
The Linnaeus Tercentenary will offer many exciting events - from scientific conferences to lectures for the general public, exhibitions, Linnaeus rambles in the countryside, and guided tours of the Linnaeus Sites in Småland and Uppland.
The Linnaeus Tercentenary will also be celebrated internationally, with activities that include scientific conferences and events at Swedish embassies.
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  Carolus Linnaeus
Linnaeus was born on the farm Råshult, located in Älmhult Municipality, in the province of Småland in southern Sweden, on May 23, 1707.
Linnaeus studied in Lund and tried to make something of the botanical garden there, but because it had been neglected, it was suggested to him that he would have better prospects at the University of Uppsala; Linnaeus left for Uppsala within a year.
The Bicentenary of the Birth of Carolus Linnaeus.
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  Carolus Linnaeus - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carolus Linnaeus (or Carl von Linné) (May 23, 1707-January 10, 1778) was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy.
During this time Linnaeus became convinced that in the stamens and pistils[?] of flowers lay the basis for the classification of plants, and he wrote a short work on the subject that earned him the postion of adjunct professor.
Linnaeus named taxa in ways that personally struck him as common-sensical; for example, human beings are Homo sapiens "wise man", but he also described a second human species, Homo troglodytes[?] (or Homo nocturnus - "cave-dwelling man" or "nocturnal man"), by which he seems to have meant the only-recently described chimpanzee).
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Carolus Linnaeus (or Carl von Linné) (May 23, 1707 - January 10, 1778) was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy.
During this time Linnaeus became convinced that in the stamens and pistils of flowers lay the basis for the classification of plants, and he wrote a short work on the subject that earned him the position of adjunct professor.
Linnaeus was one of the founders of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
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  Carolus Linnaeus
Carl Linnaeus was born at a farm called Råshult in Älmhult Municipality, the province of Småland in southern Sweden.
Linnaeus was one of the founders of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Linnaeus is the only botanist currently referred to by a single initial: L. (Previously, the abbreviation assigned was Linn.) In botany, the names, abbreviated, of the botanists who first describe and codify a species follow immediately after the scientific name.
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 Carolus Linnaeus - Wikipedy
Carolus Linnaeus (berne as Carl Linnaeus, 23 maaie 1707, Råshult - 10 jannewaris 1778, Uppsala) wie in Sweedske dokter en biolooch, dy't de binomale nomenklatuer foar libbene wêzens ûntwikkele.
Yn 1757 waard Linnaeus fan'e adel makke, as Carl von Linné.
Carl syn heit, Nils Ingemarsson Linnaeus hie dy namme oannaam as famyljenamme doe't er begûn mei syn teology stúdzje.
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 Carolus Linnaeus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Linnaeus was also a pioneer in defining the concept of "race".
Linnaeus was one of the founders of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Linnaeus is the only botanist currently referred to by a single initial: L. (Previously, the abbreviation assigned was Linn.) In botany, the scientific authority for a botanical name is listed immediately after the name.
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 Biography - Carolus Linnaeus
Carl Linnaeus, also known after his noble as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 — January 10, 1778), was a Sweden scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy.
Carl Linnaeus was born at Stenbrohult, in the province of Smalandia in southern Sweden.
Linnaeus named taxa in ways that personally struck him as common-sensical, for example, human beings are Homo sapiens (see sapience), but he also described a second human species, Homo Pan troglodytes (cave-dwelling man, by which he meant the Common Chimpanzee currently most often placed in a different genus as Pan troglodytes).
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Linnaeus clearly believed that his binomial nomenclature was merely revealing the details of an unalterable and divine plan, but the relationships pointed to by his classifications contributed to eventual understanding of the morphological
Linnaeus was the first to describe human beings as Homo sapiens (man+wise), and although he criticized any idea that suggested "evolution," he did argue that humans and chimpanzees shared a genus: Homo troglodytes (man+cave dweller).
The influence of Linnaeus was fostered by the number and influence of the students he sent around the globe.
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Carl Linnaeus, or Carl von Linné as he later was called, was born on the 13 of May 1707 at Råshult in the parish of Stenbrohult in Småland, Sweden.
In 1749 Linnaeus was appointed as principal at the University of Uppsala.
Linnaeus was dubed in 1753 by king Adolph Fredrik to knight of Nordstjärneordern as the first civilian in Sweden.
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 Carolus Linnaeus
Before Linnaeus, the last person to really make a concertrated effort at naming and classifying living things was Aristotle (384 to 322 BCE), and his system had prevailed for almost 2,000 years.
Linnaeus developed the binomial or "two name" system (often referred to as the "Linnaean System") of naming organisms with genus and species names.
Linnaeus is often called the "father of taxonomy", taxonomy is the branch of biology that is concerned with naming and classifying the diverse forms of life.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Carolus Linnaeus
Portrait by Jonas Forslund Carl von Linné or Carolus Linnaeus the Younger (20 January 1741 – 1 November 1783) was a Swedish naturalist.
Carl Linnaeus was born on a farm called Råshult in Älmhult Municipality, the province of Småland in southern Sweden.
Linnaeus is the only botanist currently referred to by a single initial: L. (Previously, the abbreviation assigned was Linn.) In botany, the names, abbreviated, of the botanists who first describe and codify a species follow immediately after the scientific name.
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 Carolus Linnaeus - Wicipedia
Roedd ei tad a'i taid yn eglyswyr a roedden nhw yn cynlluno'r un waith i Carolus.
Beth bynnag, roedd ei diddordeb mewn botaneg yn argraffu a'r meddyg y dref a roedd hon yn anfon Carolus Linnaeus i astudio ym Mhrifysgol Lund.
Aeth Linnaeus i'r cyfandir a cwrdodd a Jan Frederik Gronovius yn yr Iseldiroedd.
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Carolus Linnaeus (later, Carl von Linné) (May 23, 1707 - January 10, 1778) was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modernscheme of taxonomy.
Linnaeus named taxa in ways that personally struck him as common-sensical; for example, human beings are Homo sapiens(see sapience), but he also described a second human species, Homo troglodytes ("cave-dwelling man", by which he meant the chimpanzee currently most often placed in a different genus as Pan troglodytes).
Linnaeus was also instrumental in the development of the Celsius (then calledCentigrade) temperature scale, inverting the scale that Anders Celsius had proposed with 0° as the boiling point of water, and 100° as the freezing point.
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 Carolus Linnaeus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carolus Linnaeus was born at Stenbrohult in province of Smalandia in southern Sweden.
Linnaeus named taxa in ways that personally him as common-sensical; for example human beings Homo sapiens (see sapience) but he also described a second human species Homo troglodytes ("cave-dwelling man" by which he meant chimpanzee currently most often placed in a genus as Pan troglodytes).
Linnaeus was instrumental in the development of Celsius (then called Centigrade) temperature scale inverting the scale that Anders Celsius had proposed with 0° as the point of water and 100° as the point.
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Carolus Linnaeus (or Carl von Linné) (May 23, 1707-January 10, 1778) was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy.
His interest in Botany, though, impressed a physician from his town and he was sent to study at the university of Lund, transferring to Uppsala after a year.
During this time Linnaeus became convinced that in the stamens and pistils[?] of flowers lay the basis for the classification of plants, and he wrote a short work on the subject that earned him the postion of adjunct professor.
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