Find out more about the greatest 18th Century Botanists, including Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, Carl Linnaeus, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Joseph Banks and David Brewster.
Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus

23 May 1707

10 January 1778

Råshult

Swedish

Gemini

Joseph BanksJoseph Banks

24 February 1743

19 June 1820

London

British

Pisces

Robert BrownRobert Brown

21 December 1773

10 June 1858

Montrose

British

Sagittarius

Albrecht von HallerAlbrecht von Haller

16 October 1708

12 December 1777

Bern

Swiss

Libra

Antoine-Augustin ParmentierAntoine-Augustin Parmentier

12 August 1737

17 December 1813

Montdidier

French

Leo

Jean-Baptiste LamarckJean-Baptiste Lamarck

01 August 1744

18 December 1829

Bazentin

French

Leo

David BrewsterDavid Brewster

11 December 1781

10 February 1868

Jedburgh

British

Sagittarius

Jan IngenhouszJan Ingenhousz

08 December 1730

07 September 1799

Breda

Dutch

Sagittarius

Philipp Franz von SieboldPhilipp Franz von Siebold

17 February 1796

18 October 1866

Würzburg

Aquarius

Georg ForsterGeorg Forster

27 November 1754

10 January 1794

Gdańsk

Sagittarius

Adelbert von ChamissoAdelbert von Chamisso

30 January 1781

21 August 1838

Châlons-en-Champagne

German

Aquarius

Peter Simon PallasPeter Simon Pallas

22 September 1741

08 September 1811

Berlin

German

Virgo

William BartramWilliam Bartram

20 April 1739

22 July 1823

Kingsessing

American

Aries

Manuel de Mier y TeránManuel de Mier y Terán

18 February 1789

03 July 1832

Mexico City

Mexican

Aquarius

James BruceJames Bruce

14 December 1730

27 April 1794

Stirling

British

Sagittarius

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