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Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg

1795–1876

German zoologist, comparative anatomist, and microscopist. Wrote extensively on infusoria and the development of coral reefs. Professor of medicine at Berlin University, 1839. Foreign member, Royal Society of London, 1837.

Sources

DSB

NDB.

Bibliography

DSB: Dictionary of scientific biography. Edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie and Frederic L. Holmes. 18 vols. including index and supplements. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1970–90.

NDB: Neue deutsche Biographie. Under the auspices of the Historical Commission of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. 26 vols. (A–Vocke) to date. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot. 1953–.

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