Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919

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Dates:
Birth 1834-02-16
Death 1919-08-09
DE
German, English, French

Biographical notes:

Important German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered and named thousands of new species and is credited with coining the word ecology.

From the description of Ernst Haeckel manuscripts and publications, 1876-1888. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 608105579

Ernst Haeckel was a German zoologist. In 1862 he became a professor of comparative anatomy and director of the Zoological Institute of the University of Jena, and after 1865 he was a professor of zoology there. He was a strong supporter of Darwin's views on evolution. His own theories include the "biogenetic law" and the "gastraea" theory.

From the description of Letters, 1867-1914. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122578902

German naturalist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Jena, to Fräulein Thea Lüchow, 1899 May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501393

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Subjects:

  • Siphonophora
  • Zoology
  • Radiolaria
  • Zoologists
  • Phylogeny
  • Evolution
  • Morphology
  • Anatomy, Comparative
  • Monism

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Places:

  • German (as recorded)