Published On: Sun, Nov 17th, 2013

The Ship Alexander and Charles Darwin

Alexander (ship): is the name of the ship in which Charles Darwin toured for five years.

Charles Darwin biography

Quick Facts

NAME: Charles Darwin
OCCUPATION: Biologist
BIRTH DATE: February 12, 1809
DEATH DATE: April 19, 1882
Did You Know?: Although Charles Darwin originally went to college to be a physician, he changed career paths when he realized that he couldn’t stomach the sight of blood.
Did You Know?: Charles Darwin had a mountain named after him, Mount Darwin, in Tierra del Fuego for his 25th birthday. The monumental gift was given by Captain FitzRoy.
EDUCATION: University of Edinburgh, Cambridge
PLACE OF BIRTH: Shrewsbury, England
PLACE OF DEATH: Downe, England
Full Name: Charles Robert Darwin

Best Known For

Charles Darwin is best known for his work as a naturalist, developing a theory of evolution to explain biological change.

 

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