On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1778

  • Jan 4 Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57

Person of interestCarolus Linnaeus

Jan 10 Carolus Linnaeus [Carl von Linné], Swedish botanist, explorer and the Father of Taxonomy, dies at 70

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