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Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich Line breaks: Ernst Hein|rich Haeckel
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛk(ə)l/

Definition of Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich in English:

( 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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