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Darwin Correspondence Project

Gustav Jäger

1832–1917

German physician and zoologist. Co-founder and director of the Vienna zoological garden, 1858–66. Professor of zoology and anthropology, Hohenheim Academy, from 1867; Stuttgart Polytechnic, from 1870. Taught physiology and histology at the Veterinary School, Stuttgart, from 1874. Co-editor of Kosmos, 1877–9. Returned to medical practice in 1884.

Sources

DBE

Freeman 1978

NDB

Weinreich 1993

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