Carl Linnaeus the Younger

1741 - 1783

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Carl Linnaeus the Younger, Carolus Linnaeus the Younger or Carl von Linné d. y. (20 January 1741 – 1 November 1783) was a Swedish naturalist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Linnaeus the Younger has received more than 61,923 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Carl Linnaeus the Younger is the 92nd most popular biologist (up from 95th in 2019), the 136th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 130th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swedish Biologist.

Carl Linnaeus the Younger is most famous for being the son of Carl Linnaeus the Elder, a Swedish botanist and physician. The younger Linnaeus was also a botanist and physician, and he is most famous for his contributions to the study of fungi.

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Among biologists, Carl Linnaeus the Younger ranks 92 out of 844Before him are Pierre André Latreille, Alfred Hershey, Werner Arber, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg, Tomas Lindahl, and Hugo Theorell. After him are John Gurdon, Bernard Katz, Ludwig von Bertalanffy, George Beadle, Günter Blobel, and Desmond Morris.

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Among people born in 1741, Carl Linnaeus the Younger ranks 12Before him are Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Johann Kaspar Lavater, Jean-Antoine Houdon, André Grétry, and Nicolas Chamfort. After him are Emperor Momozono, Andrea Luchesi, Benedict Arnold, Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Augustin Barruel, and Pierre Pigneau de Behaine. Among people deceased in 1783, Carl Linnaeus the Younger ranks 6Before him are Leonhard Euler, Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Johann Adolph Hasse, Grigory Orlov, and Étienne Bézout. After him are Yosa Buson, Antonio Soler, Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, Johann Jakob Bodmer, Nikita Ivanovich Panin, and Johann Kirnberger.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl Linnaeus the Younger ranks 136 out of 1,296Before him are Lars Levi Laestadius (1800), Hjalmar Branting (1860), Tomas Lindahl (1938), Victor Sjöström (1879), Hugo Theorell (1903), and Johannes Rydberg (1854). After him are Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg (1584), Erland Josephson (1923), Magnus II of Sweden (1130), Inge the Younger (1100), Halsten Stenkilsson (1050), and Gustav, Prince of Vasa (1799).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Sweden

Among biologists born in Sweden, Carl Linnaeus the Younger ranks 5Before him are Carl Linnaeus (1707), Carl Peter Thunberg (1743), Tomas Lindahl (1938), and Hugo Theorell (1903). After him are Olaus Rudbeck (1630), Elias Magnus Fries (1794), Eva Ekeblad (1724), Adam Afzelius (1750), Anders Sparrman (1748), Erik Acharius (1757), and Carl Alexander Clerck (1710).