On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1707

  • May 14 Antonio Teixeira, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. after 1769)

Person of interestCarolus Linnaeus

May 23 Carolus Linnaeus [Carl von Linné], Swedish botanist, explorer and the Father of Taxonomy, born in Råshult, Sweden (d. 1778)

Taxonomist, botanist, physician, and zoologist Carolus Linnaeus
Taxonomist, botanist, physician, and zoologist
Carolus Linnaeus