Who is Charles Darwin?

BY: Paige Cruse

When and where Charles Darwin was born

Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire on February 12, 1809.

College Education

Darwin planned to follow a medical career and went to Edinburgh University,however he didnt like the study of medicine. So later he switched to Divinity at Cambridge.

Charles Darwin was part of the emerging middle class.

Adult Career

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- Graduated

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

Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution