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Who is Charles Darwin?



Charles Darwin's full name is Charles Robert Darwin (Wikipedia, June 207), he was born on the 12th February 1809 and died 19th April 1882. He came from a Huge Family, grew up with his older brother Erasmus and sisters Marianne, Caroline and Susan Elizabeth. Emily Catherine, the little sister, was just a year younge than himself. His father Dr.Darwin was a wealthy docter.Other relatives included Erasmus Darwin, Josiah Wedgewood and Emma Wedgewood. Darwin went through many phases of Education.

Alfred Wallace and Charles Darwin both agreed on the same theory of Natural Selection together they published the famous book On the origin of Species by means of Natural Selection. However Darwin delayed publishing this book because of the controversy it created. Darwin made many enemies among people like FitzRoy who believed only in the Bible story of the world being created in a week and that God made man. not what Darwin suggested how man evolved from Apes and Monkeys.

Related link: Darwin's Journey.

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