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DARWIN, Charles Robert

Forenames: Charles Robert

Last name: DARWIN

Titles and Honours:

Date of birth: 1800-02-12

Date of death: 1882-04-19

Date of Election: 1868-04-28

Honorary Member? Yes

Obituaries:

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes

Publications:

"Origin of Species" pub. 24 November 1859

"Narrative of the surveying voyages of HMS Adventure and Beagle" (1832-6)

"Zoology of the voyage of HMS Beagle" (1840)

"The descent of man and selection in relation to sex" (1871)

"The effects of cross and self fertilization in the vegetable kingdom" (1876)

Place of Residence: Bromley, Kent

Notes:

1825-7 Edin. Uni. (w. brother Erasmus) medicine, abandoned
1827 Christ's Coll Cambridge, interest in geology
27 Dec 1831 start of 'Beagle' voyage (ended on 6 Oct 1836)

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