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Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich

Pronunciation: /ˈhekəl/
(1834–1919), German biologist and philosopher. He popularized Darwin’s theories and saw evolution as providing a framework for describing the world, with the German Empire representing the highest evolved form of a civilized nation.

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Syllabification: Haeck·el, Ernst Heinrich

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