Carolus Linnaeus

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Noun1.Carolus Linnaeus - Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)Carolus Linnaeus - Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
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In 1732, Karl von Linne (usually known in English as Carolus Linnaeus), a 25-year-old student at Uppsala University (Sweden), set off on his first expedition alone.
Karl von Linne was born in 1707 in southern Sweden into the family of a humble pastor.