Carl Linnaeus

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Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist

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Why Is Carl Linnaeus Influential?

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According to Wikipedia, Carl Linnaeus , also known after ennoblement in 1761 as Carl von Linné, was a Swedish biologist and physician who formalised binomial nomenclature, the modern system of naming organisms. He is known as the "father of modern taxonomy". Many of his writings were in Latin; his name is rendered in Latin as and, after his 1761 ennoblement, as .

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