Carl Linnaeus was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who laid the foundations for the modern biological naming scheme of binomial nomenclature. He is known as the father of modern taxonomy. (wiki)
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- Amsterdam Canal Ring: During his stay in the Netherlands (1735-1738), he visited the pharmacist and collector of exotic plants Albertus Seba at Haarlemmerstraat 110 (within the Canal Ring) - "In 1735 Linnaeus visited him twice. Seba's collection became a basis on which he started to develop his classification system." (wiki) Link
- Gammelstad: Carl Linnaeus visited Gammelstad in June 1732 on his Expedition to Lapland. He wrote: "Though summer here be briefer than elsewhere in the world, yet I declare it to be more pleasant. Never in my days have I been in such good health as now."
- Southern Öland: Linnaeus was the first visitor to record the distinctive features of Öland, in the description of his Öland journey in 1741 (nom file)
- Visby: In 1741, he visited Visby which reminded him of Rome (where he had never been). Link
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