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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 2 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHRISTOPH GOTTFRIED ANDREAS GIEBEL (182o-1881), German zoologist and palaeontologist, was born on the 13th of September 182o at Quedlinburg in Saxony, and educated at the university of Halle, where he graduated Ph. D. in 1845. In 1858 he became professor of zoology and director of the museum in the university of Halle. He died at Halle on the 14th of November 1881. His chief publications were Palaozoologie (1846); Fauna der Vorwelt (1847-1856); Deutschlands Petrefact en (1852); Odontographie (1855); Lehrbuch der Zoologie (1857); Thesaurus ornithologiae (1872-1877).
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