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Ernst Haeckel

Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel was born on February 16, 1834. He was a biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, and artist who discovered and named thousands of new species. He was a friend of Charles Darwin and promoted his work in Germany. Haeckel wrote The Evolution of Man and mapped a genealogical tree which traces the relationship between all life forms. His extraordinary artwork includes over 100 detailed illustrations, some of which have been published by Dover Publications...See more