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

Adrian Desmond, Jim Moore and Janet Browne

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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University education, 1825-1831 | The Beagle voyage, 1831-1836 | Theorizing in London, 1836-1842 | Parish naturalist of Down, 1842-1856 | The Origin of Species | Variation of Animals and Plants and the Descent of Man | Botanical observations, 1861-1880 | Final years, 1873-1882 | Darwin's legacy | Historiography

Reference Entry.  21830 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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