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Darwin, Charles Robert

  1. Janet Browne

Published Online: 19 FEB 2002

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002397

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How to Cite

Browne, J. 2002. Darwin, Charles Robert. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2002

Abstract

1809–1882 English naturalist and geologist, proponent of the theory of evolution by natural selection, author of On the Origin of Species.

Keywords:

  • evolution;
  • natural selection;
  • human origins;
  • ecology;
  • natural history;
  • travel