Charles Darwin

He formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection.

Life

He was born on February 12th in 1809 and died April 19th in 1882. He was born and died in England. He studied in medicine at The University of Edinburgh and also got a bachelor degree in arts at the University of Cambridge. He married Emma Darwin in 1839. He was awarded three notable awards, the Royal Medal (1853), the Wolliston Medal (1859),and the Copley Medal (1864). He became a popular author after writing and publishing The Voyage of the Beagle.


Famous For........

Charles Darwin, a well known author and naturalist, was famous for discovering evolution by natural selection. Darwin discovered this on a five year expedition that he took to the Galapagos islands.

Interesting Facts.......

Charles Darwin would often get sea sick while on his trip. Darwin once ate an owl. Darwin had wanted to be a doctor but he couldn't stand the sight of blood. He married his first cousin.