Carl Linnaeus
#16 Overall Influence

Carl Linnaeus

Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist

About

Why is this person notable and influential?

Carl Linnaeus , also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné , was a Swedish botanist, zoologist, 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, and his name is rendered in Latin as .

Source: Wikipedia

Other Resources

Schools

What schools is this person affiliated with?
Lund University
Lund University

University located in the city of Lund in the province of Scania, Sweden

view profile
Uppsala University
Uppsala University

Research university in Uppsala, Sweden

view profile
University of Harderwijk

University in Harderwijk, The Netherlands

view profile

Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#4 World Rank
Biology