|Born||February 16, 1834
|Died||August 9, 1919
Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (16 February 1834 — 9 August 1919), 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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- "Ernst Haeckel - Britannica Concise" (biography), Encyclopædia Britannica Concise, 2006, Concise. Britannica.com webpage: CBritannica-Haeckel.
Further reading[change | edit source]
- Art forms from the ocean: the Radiolarian Atlas of 1862, by Ernst Haeckel, Prestel Verlag, 2005, ISBN 3-7913-3327-5.
- Works by Ernst Haeckel at Project Gutenberg.
- Richardson, Michael K., "Haeckel, embryos, and evolution," Science Vol. 280, no. 5366 (May 15, 1998) p. 983, 985-986.
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|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Ernst Haeckel|
- Marine Biological Laboratory Library - An exhibition of material on Haeckel, including background on many Kunsformen der Natur plates
- University of California, Berkeley - Ernst Haeckel biography
- Ernst Haeckel – Evolution's controversial artist. A slide-show essay about Ernst Haeckel.
- Kunstformen der Natur, Wikimedia Commons: over 100 detailed animal drawings.
- Kunstformen der Natur, scanned (from biolib.de Stuebers Online Library)
- PNG alpha-transparencies of Haeckel's "Kustformen der natur"
- Proteus - An animated documentary movie on the life and work of Ernst Haeckel
- Ernst Haeckel Haus and Ernst Haeckel Museum in Jena