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Darwin, Charles Robert (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection

Adrian Desmond, James Moore and Janet Browne

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780199543656
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/7176

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

Darwin, Charles Robert (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection

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Darwin, Charles Robert (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection, was born on 12 February 1809 at The Mount, Shrewsbury, the fifth child and second son of Robert Waring Darwin (1766–1848), Shrewsbury's principal physician, and Susannah Wedgwood (1765–1817). His sisters were ...

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Subjects: Natural History ; Biological Sciences ; Zoology and Animal Sciences ; Geology and the Lithosphere

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