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

David BrewsterDavid Brewster
11 December 1781, British, Scottish
Botanist, Civil engineer, Physicist, Engineer,

Antoine-Augustin ParmentierAntoine-Augustin Parmentier
12 August 1737, French
Botanist, Pharmacist, Physician, Agronomist,
Peter Simon PallasPeter Simon Pallas
22 September 1741, German
Explorer, Zoologist, Ornithologist, Scientist,

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

Philipp Franz von SieboldPhilipp Franz von Siebold
17 February 1796
Botanist, Carcinologist

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

James BruceJames Bruce
14 December 1730, British
Explorer, Archaeologist, Film editor, Botanist
William Jackson HookerWilliam Jackson Hooker
06 July 1785, British
Botanist

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

Adelbert von ChamissoAdelbert von Chamisso
30 January 1781, German, French
Botanist, Poet, Pteridologist, Bryologist, Writer
John BartramJohn Bartram
23 March 1699, American
Botanist

William WitheringWilliam Withering
17 March 1741, British
Botanist
John LindleyJohn Lindley
05 February 1799, British
Botanist

Joseph Pitton de TournefortJoseph Pitton de Tournefort
05 June 1656, French
Botanist

John Stevens HenslowJohn Stevens Henslow
06 February 1796, British
Priest
Michel AdansonMichel Adanson
07 April 1727, French
Botanist

Thomas NuttallThomas Nuttall
05 January 1786, British
Botanist
John Claudius LoudonJohn Claudius Loudon
08 April 1783, Scottish
Botanist

Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-PierreJacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre
19 January 1737, French
Writer

Manuel de Mier y TeránManuel de Mier y Terán
18 February 1789, Mexican
Botanist

Georg Eberhard RumpfGeorg Eberhard Rumpf
01 November 1627, German, Dutch
Naturalist
Karl Friedrich Philipp von MartiusKarl Friedrich Philipp von Martius
17 April 1794, German
Botanist