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Charles Darwin (1809-1882), Naturalist, geologist and originator of the theory of evolution

Charles Robert Darwin

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Naturalist who formulated the theory of evolution by natural selection; the result of years of research, his On the Origin of Species (1859) made a meticulous survey of life-forms and the conditions which governed their development; wrote other important works on botany, zoology, geology, and evolution.