Antonio José Cavanilles (January 16, 1745 - May 4, 1804) was the leading Spanish taxonomic botanist of the 18th century. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. Year 1745 ( MDCCXLV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Events 1256 - The Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV Year 1804 ( MDCCCIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Taxonomy is the practice and science of classification The word comes from the Greek, taxis (meaning 'order' 'arrangement' and, nomos Botany, plant science(s, phytology, or plant biology is a branch of Biology and is the scientific study of plant Life The 18th century lasted from 1701 to 1800 in the Gregorian calendar, in accordance with the Anno Domini / Common Era numbering system He named many plants, particularly from Oceania, his name is abbreviated as Cav. on botanical records; for example, Aristida pallens Cav.
Cavanilles was born in Valencia, Spain. Valencia ( Valencian: València, Valencia Spanish phonology --> is the capital of the Spanish autonomous He lived in Paris from 1777 to 1781, where he followed careers as a clergyman and a botanist. Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city Year 1781 ( MDCCLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common A cleric ( Ancient Greek κληρικός - klērikos clergyman (pl From Paris he moved to Madrid, and was director of the Botanic Garden and Professor of botany from 1801 to 1804. Madrid (pronounced in English in Spanish and colloquially in Spain) is the Capital and largest city of Spain. He died in Madrid in 1804. Year 1804 ( MDCCCIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a