Stockholm in Stockholm County, Södermanland Province, Sweden — Northern Europe (Scandinavia)
Carl von Linné (Linnaeus)
1707 - 1778
från 1738 till 1739
Carl von Linné (1707 - 1778) lived here from 1738 to 1739.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine.
Location. 59° 19.456′ N, 18° 4.435′ E. Marker is in Stockholm, Södermanland Province, in Stockholm County. Marker is on Österlånggatan just north of Prästgatan, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Österlånggatan 33, Stockholm, Södermanland Province 111 31, Sweden. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lydert Bartels' Hus (House) (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Källaren Fimmelstången / The Fimmelstången Tavern (about 90 meters away); Kvarteret Cepheus / Cepheus Neighborhood (about 120 meters away); "Lejonet" / "The Lion" (about 150 meters away); Tessinska Palatset / Tessin Palace (about 180 meters away); Södra Bankohuset / Southern Bank Building (about 180 meters away); Stuténska Huset / The Stuten Building (approx. 0.3 kilometers Oxenstiernska Palatset / Oxenstierna Palace (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockholm.
Also see . . . Carl Linnaeus (Wikipedia). Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who formalised the modern system of naming organisms called binomial nomenclature. He is known by the epithet "father of modern taxonomy". Many of his writings were in Latin, and his name is rendered in Latin as Carolus Linnæus (after 1761 Carolus a Linné)....In the 1740s, he was sent on several journeys through Sweden to find and classify plants and animals. In the 1750s and 1760s, he continued to collect and classify animals, plants, and minerals, and published several volumes. At the time of his death, he was one of the most acclaimed scientists in Europe....The philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau sent him the message: "Tell him I know no greater man on earth." The German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote: "With the exception of Shakespeare and Spinoza, I know no one among the no longer living who has influenced me more strongly." Swedish author August Strindberg wrote: "Linnaeus was in reality a poet who happened to become a naturalist". Among other compliments, Linnaeus has (Submitted on July 16, 2017.)
Additional keywords. Botany
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