Random Post-Pseudonyms

While studying, I noticed something unusual. Today, celebrities have pseudonyms like “Rap Monster”,”Kai”, “Superwoman”, etc. But famous biologists from the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th century had names inspired from Latin. For example, Carolus Linneaus’ real name was Karl von Linne. Did Latin names sound cool at that time?

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