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Charles Robert Darwin

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: St.Clouds, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK
Death: Died in Downe, Kent, UK
Place of Burial: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Doctor Robert Darwin and Susannah Sukey Darwin
Husband of Emma Darwin
Father of William Erasmus Darwin; Anne Elizabeth Darwin; Mary Eleanor Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Sir George Howard Darwin. FRS. KCB and 5 others
Brother of Marianne Darwin; Caroline Sarah Wedgewood; Susan Elizabeth Darwin; Erasmus Alvey Darwin and Emily Catherine Darwin

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About Charles Robert Darwin

Charles Robert Darwin, FRS FRGS FLS FZS was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.

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Charles Robert Darwin's Timeline

1809
February 12, 1809
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK
1839
December 27, 1839
Age 30
London, Greater London, UK
1841
March 2, 1841
Age 32
London, Greater London, UK
1842
September 23, 1842
Age 33
England
1843
September 25, 1843
Age 34
Downe, Greater London, UK
1845
July 9, 1845
Age 36
Downe, Kent, UK
1847
July 8, 1847
Age 38
Downe, Kent
1848
August 16, 1848
Age 39
Downe, Kent, UK
1850
January 15, 1850
Age 40
Downe, Kent, UK