Charles Darwin

Proved evolution

Info

Charles Darwin was born on February 12 1809, there wasn't medicine back then during his life, but what there was is dr. Gallys water cure spa which Charles went to a lot. Charles Darwin was most famous for figuring out evolution and making the theory of evolution. Darwin died on April 19 1882, he was suffering from massive chest pains, he had a problem to where blood would not flow to the heart, he died of a heart attack. The heart attacks still are around today. A person can be given beta blocker to stop a heart attack.

Interesting facts

1. He had several phobias.

2. He dropped out of medical school.

3. He dined on exotic animals.

(Found on history.com)

Key words/terms

1. Formaldehyde-colorless pungent gas in solution

2. Angina-chest pain cause by reduced blood flow to heart

3.excrusiating-intensely painful

4. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliphobia- fear of long words

Citation

Bragg, Georgia, and Kevin O'Malley. How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous. New York: Walker, 2011

By Blake Thompson