Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist, physician, and academic (d. 1624) was born on January 17, 1560.

Gaspard Bauhin or Caspar Bauhin, was a Swiss botanist whose Pinax theatri botanici (1623) described thousands of plants and classified them in a manner that draws comparisons to the later binomial nomenclature of Linnaeus. He was a disciple of the famous Italian physician Girolamo Mercuriale and he also worked on human anatomical nomenclature.

Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist, physician, and academic (d. 1624) was born on January 17, 1560.

January 17, 1560

Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist, physician, and academic (d. 1624) was born on January 17, 1560.

Gaspard Bauhin or Caspar Bauhin, was a Swiss botanist whose Pinax theatri botanici (1623) described thousands of plants and classified them in a manner that draws comparisons to the later binomial nomenclature of Linnaeus. He was a disciple of the famous Italian physician Girolamo Mercuriale and he also worked on human anatomical nomenclature.