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Emil Rade


German civil servant. Enlisted for a year of military service then studied military management for two years; graduated as a commissariat-assistant in 1855. Served in Dusseldorf, Koblenz, and Münster; was decorated for his service in the Franco-Prussian War. Auditor from 1874; lived in Münster, 1873–91. Member of the zoological section of the Westphalian Provincial Society for Science and Art, 1874; of the botanical section, 1877. Organised the production of a dedicatory album of German and Austrian scientists in honour of CD, presented in 1877.


Gries 2006


Gries, Brunhild. 2006. Emil Rade (1832–1931), sein Anteil an der naturkundlichen Erforschung Westfalens und das Darwin-Album von 1877. Abhandlungen aus dem Westfälischen Museum für Naturkunde 68 (2): 1–93.