Deaths in History in January 1778

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

Person of interestCarolus Linnaeus

Jan 10 Carolus linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70

Taxonomist, botanist, physician, and zoologist Carolus Linnaeus
Taxonomist, botanist, physician, and zoologist
Carolus Linnaeus
  • Jan 10 Carolus Linnaeus [Carl von LinnĂ©], Swedish botanist and the Father of Taxonomy, dies at 70