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, Swedish
Botanist
Joseph BanksJoseph Banks
24 February 1743, British
Botanist

Albrecht von HallerAlbrecht von Haller
16 October 1708, Swiss
Anatomist

Robert BrownRobert Brown
21 December 1773, British, Scottish
Botanist

Antoine-Augustin ParmentierAntoine-Augustin Parmentier
12 August 1737, French
Botanist, Pharmacist, Physician, Agronomist,

David BrewsterDavid Brewster
11 December 1781, British, Scottish
Botanist, Civil engineer, Physicist, Engineer,
James BruceJames Bruce
14 December 1730, British
Explorer, Archaeologist, Film editor, Botanist

Georg Wilhelm StellerGeorg Wilhelm Steller
10 March 1709, German
Botanist

Peter Simon PallasPeter Simon Pallas
22 September 1741, German
Explorer, Zoologist, Ornithologist, Scientist,
Philipp Franz von SieboldPhilipp Franz von Siebold
17 February 1796
Botanist, Carcinologist

William BartramWilliam Bartram
20 April 1739, American
botanist, ornithologist, writer, zoologist
Georg ForsterGeorg Forster
27 November 1754
Explorer, Anthropologist, Ethnologist,

Pierre-Joseph RedoutéPierre-Joseph Redouté
10 July 1759, Belgian
Painter

Jan IngenhouszJan Ingenhousz
08 December 1730, Dutch
Botanist, Physician, Physicist

John BartramJohn Bartram
23 March 1699, American
Botanist

Antoine Laurent de JussieuAntoine Laurent de Jussieu
12 April 1748, French
Botanist
William Jackson HookerWilliam Jackson Hooker
06 July 1785, British
Botanist

Adelbert von ChamissoAdelbert von Chamisso
30 January 1781, German, French
Botanist, Poet, Pteridologist, Bryologist, Writer

John LindleyJohn Lindley
05 February 1799, British
Botanist

William WitheringWilliam Withering
17 March 1741, British
Botanist
John Claudius LoudonJohn Claudius Loudon
08 April 1783, Scottish
Botanist

Thomas NuttallThomas Nuttall
05 January 1786, British
Botanist
Joseph Pitton de TournefortJoseph Pitton de Tournefort
05 June 1656, French
Botanist

Lorenz OkenLorenz Oken
01 August 1779, German
Naturalist

André MichauxAndré Michaux
08 March 1746, French
Botanist
Nehemiah GrewNehemiah Grew
26 September 1641, British
Medico

Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-PierreJacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre
19 January 1737, French
Writer
John Stevens HenslowJohn Stevens Henslow
06 February 1796, British
Priest

Michel AdansonMichel Adanson
07 April 1727, French
Botanist

José Celestino MutisJosé Celestino Mutis
06 April 1732, Spanish
Spanish botanist
Elias Magnus FriesElias Magnus Fries
15 August 1794, Swedish
Mycologist

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Eva EkebladEva Ekeblad
10 July 1724, Swedish
Scientist
Pierre PoivrePierre Poivre
23 August 1719, French
Horticulturist

Giovanni Battista AmiciGiovanni Battista Amici
25 March 1786, Italian
Astronomer

Augustin Pyrame de CandolleAugustin Pyrame de Candolle
04 February 1778, Swiss
Botanist

Henri DutrochetHenri Dutrochet
14 November 1776, French
Physician
John HillJohn Hill
17 November 1714, British
Author and botanist
Francisco de Paula MarínFrancisco de Paula Marín
25 November 1774, Spanish
Nobleman

John TorreyJohn Torrey
15 August 1796, American
Botanist

Kaibara EkkenKaibara Ekken
17 December 1630, Japanese
Philosopher

Almira Hart Lincoln PhelpsAlmira Hart Lincoln Phelps
15 July 1793, American
Educator
Thomas Andrew KnightThomas Andrew Knight
12 August 1759, British
Botanist

Joseph Gottlieb KölreuterJoseph Gottlieb Kölreuter
27 April 1733, German
Botanist

James Hingston TuckeyJames Hingston Tuckey
31 July 1776, Irish
Explorer

Robert SibbaldRobert Sibbald
15 April 1641, Scottish
Physician

Manuel de Mier y TeránManuel de Mier y Terán
18 February 1789, Mexican
Botanist
Antoine de JussieuAntoine de Jussieu
06 July 1686, French
Plant biologist

Johann Jacob DilleniusJohann Jacob Dillenius
1684 AD, German
Botanist
Christian Konrad SprengelChristian Konrad Sprengel
22 September 1750, German
Naturalist

Johann HedwigJohann Hedwig
08 December 1730, German, Romanian
Botanist

Charles-François Brisseau de MirbelCharles-François Brisseau de Mirbel
27 March 1776, French
Botanist
Joseph de JussieuJoseph de Jussieu
03 September 1704, French
Botanist

John FothergillJohn Fothergill
08 March 1712, British
Physician
Georg Eberhard RumpfGeorg Eberhard Rumpf
01 November 1627, German, Dutch
Naturalist

Joseph DieffenbachJoseph Dieffenbach
1796 AD, Austrian, Romanian
Gardener

Karl Friedrich Philipp von MartiusKarl Friedrich Philipp von Martius
17 April 1794, German
Botanist

Rudolph Jacob CamerariusRudolph Jacob Camerarius
12 February 1665, German
Botanist