When and where was Charles Darwin born?
Born: February 12, 1809, Shrewsbury, Shrosphire England.
Died: April 19, 1882, Down House
1809- Born Februray 12th
1817- Mother died
1818- 1825- Attended Dr. Butlers school in Shrewsburg
1825-1827- Went to Edinburgh University
1827- Went to Cambridge University
1831-1836- Expedition on the H.M.S. Beagle
1838-1841- Secretary of Geologic Society
1839- Published the The Journal Of A Naturalist
1839- Married Emma Wedgwood
1840- Published Zoology Of The Voyage Of The Beagle
1842- Published The Structure & Distribution Of Coral Reef
1842- Wrote first draft of Origin Of Species
1844- Expanded the book
1851- 1853- Published Monograph on the Cirripedia
1858- Essays of Wallace & Darwin were discovered with similar views
1859- Published on The Origin of Species by Natural Selection
1862- Published Fertilization Of Orchids
1868- Published Varation Of Animals & Plants Under Domestication
1872- Published The Expression of Emotions of Man & Animals
1876- Published Affects of Cross & Self Fertilization In Vegetable Kingdom
1882- Died April 19
-Had 10 children.
-Born on the same day as Abraham Lincoln.
-Has a mountain named after him, in Tierra Del Fuego.
- Darwin changed the world from being seen as static to evolving (changing) Microbes, over billions of years, changed into trees, animals and men. Living things do not reproduce true to their type after all, but change into different things, Charles believes.
- Darwin believes that things live because of some vital essence, life force, or spirit, rather than because of mechanisms understandable to scientists.