Charles darwin

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the begining

Born: February 12, 1809, shrewbury

Died: April 19, 1882, down house

Awards: Copley Medal, Royal Medal, Wollaston Medal

Education: shrewbury school, university of edinburgh, university of cambridge, christs college, university of edinburgh medical school

Children: Anne Darwin, g George Darwin, Francis Darwin,Leonard darwin,william darwin, henryetta darwin,charles darwin, horance darwin, mary darwin, elithibeth darwin

what he was knows for

Charles Darwin was a famous English naturalist, an eminent collector and geologist, who scientifically proved that all species of life have evolved from common ancestors through the process called natural selection. This formed the basis of the modern evolutionary theory. Both the scientific community as well as the common public was convinced with the process of evolution. Moreover, his scientific discoveries remain the foundation of biology, explaining the diversity of life. He was also an established geologist and established the effect of earthworms on soil.

child hood

Charles Darwin was born as Charles Robert Darwin on 12 February 1809 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. His father Robert Darwin was a rich society doctor while his mother’s name was Susannah Darwin. Charles had five siblings and he was the fifth amongst the six. In 1817, Charles attended the day school run by his preacher. When Charles was eight years old, his mother died. In 1818, he attended the Anglican Shrewsbury School as a boarder. In 1825, Darwin worked as an apprentice doctor with his father.

by ania southerland