Karl Ernst von Baer  

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Karl Ernst Ritter von Baer, Edler von Huthorn (Template:Lang-ru; Template:OldStyleDateTemplate:OldStyleDate) was an Estonian scientist and explorer. Baer is also known in Russia as Karl Maksimovich Baer (Template:Lang-ru).

Baer was a naturalist, biologist, geologist, meteorologist, geographer, and a founding father of embryology. He was an explorer of European Russia and Scandinavia. He was a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a co-founder of the Russian Geographical Society, and the first president of the Russian Entomological Society, making him a distinguished Baltic German scientist.




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