Charles Robert Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. He died from a fatal heart attack on April 19, 1882 and was buried in Westminister Abbey with other renowned scientists. He was an English naturalist who developed the evolutionary theory known as Darwinism. He suggested one could learn more by comparing human instincts, emotions and behaviors to those of animals than one can from subjective speculation. Charles has become an indispensable tool for biologists to comprehend the natural world.