Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus bio

Birth Name: Carl Linnaeus

Occupation: Botanist

Place Of Birth: Sweden

Date Of Birth: May 23, 1707

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Carl Linnaeus was born on the 23rd of May, 1707. He was popular for being a Botanist. Swedish botanist responsible for several developments in modern taxonomy, including binomial nomenclature.

Carl Linnaeus was born in Sweden. He attended Uppsala University and later joined their faculty as a botany lecturer. The Linnean Society of London, which focuses on the study of taxonomy, was founded in 1788, ten years after his death.

Carl Linnaeus was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Carl Linnaeus was born in 1700s.

Carl Linnaeus is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Carl Linnaeus’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Carl Linnaeus’s parents.

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Carl Linnaeus was born in the Year of the Pig.

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Zodiac Sign: Carl Linnaeus was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Carl Linnaeus was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Carl Linnaeus had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Carl Linnaeus’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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