Who is Charles Darwin?
Date: 11th Apr 2016 @ 12:34pm
This half term we are finding out about famous people who are local to our area. We have decided to find out about the famous naturalist Charles Darwin who was born in Shrewsbury. What do you know about Charles Darwin?
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Kymlynne McClew wrote:
Charles Darwin lived from 12th of February 1809 - 19th April 1882 at the age of 73 he had two children called Anne Darwin ( daughter ) and Leanord Darwin (Son) he was an English naturalist and geologist best known for his contributions to the evolutionary theory. His spouse/ wife was Emma Darwin. He was buried in Westminster Abbey. Parents: Robert and Susannah Darwin. Education: Cambridge university of Edinburgh medical school. Timeline:1837 was when he wrote his first paper of how the South American landmass was rising. In 1839 he married Emma Darwin. In 1842 Charles wrote his ideas to Charles Lyell who noted that his ally "denies seeing a beginning to each new crop of species