||February 16, 1834
||August 9, 1919 (aged 85)
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.
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- 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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