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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Ernst Haeckel (1834–1919)

Haeckel, Ernst (hek’el). A German naturalist of the first rank, born at Potsdam, Feb. 16, 1834; died in 1919. His purely scientific works have been translated into many languages. His popular books include: ‘On the Division of Labor in Nature and Human Life’ (1869); ‘On the Origin and Genealogy of the Human Race’ (1870); ‘Life in the Great Marine Animals’ (1870); ‘The Arabian Corals’ (1873); ‘The System of the Medusa’ (1880); and ‘A Visit to Ceylon’; ‘The Riddle of the Universe’ (1899). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).