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Charles Darwin (1609)

Physiological and comparative psychology
1809, Shrewsbury, England
1882, Downe, England
Short Biography
Charles Robert Darwin, FRS (/ˈdɑrwɪn/; 12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • MA Cambridge, 1831
Appointments & Honors
  • Gentleman companion to Captain Robert Fitzroy during the voyage on the HMS Beagle on the continuance of the Royal Navy Survey of the coasts of South America, 1831-6
  • Hon. Secretary Geological Society, 1838-41
  • Fellow, Royal Society, 1839
  • Fellow, Zoological Society, 1839
  • Royal Medal of the Royal Society, 1853
  • Wollaston Medal of the Geological Society, 1859
  • Copley Medal of the Royal Society, 1864
  • Order, Pour la Merite, Prussia, 1867
  • Daly Medal of the Royal College of Physicians, 1879
  • Prize, Bressa, Reale Accademia della Scienze, Turin, 1879
  • Hon. Fellow, about forty-three societies in Europe and thirteen in the Americas
Principal Publications
  • 1839 Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of the Various Countries visited by H. M.S. Beagle, Under the Command of Captain Fitzroy R. N. from 1832 to 1836. Henry Colburn.
  • 1859 The Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life John Murray.
  • 1871 The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. John Murray.
  • 1872 The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals. John Murray.
  • 1876 The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants. John Murray.
  • 1877 A biographical sketch of an infant. Mind, 2, 285-94.
  • 1880 The Power of Movement in P!ants. John Murray.
  • 1881 The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits. John Murray.