Ernst Haeckel

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Ernst Haeckel

Born February 16, 1834(1834-02-16)
Died August 9, 1919(1919-08-09) (aged 85)
Nationality German

Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (16 February 1834 — 9 August 1919),[1] also written von Haeckel, was an important German biologist, naturalist, anatomist, physician, professor, philosopher and artist. Ernst Haeckel discovered, described and named thousands of new species. Haeckel promoted Charles Darwin's work in Germany, and was a pioneer of developmental biology.

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  1. "Ernst Haeckel - Britannica Concise" (biography), Encyclopædia Britannica Concise, 2006, Concise. Britannica.com webpage: CBritannica-Haeckel.

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