Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

  • Charles Darwin was born February 12th of 1809

    Charles Darwin was born February 12th of 1809
    Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin share a date of birth. Although they were born on the same day, they were born in completely different settings. Abraham Lincoln who later became our 16th president was born in a ruggad cabin in the mountains of Kentucky. While Charles Darwin was born to a Georgian house on an estate overlooking a river and a market in Shrewsbury, England. The video below tells about Charles Darwin's life.
  • Darwin Got Married

    Darwin Got Married
    Darwin married his first cousin Emma Wedgwood in 1839
  • Evolution Theory

    Evolution Theory
    Darwin presented his theory of evolution in 1858, it didn't gain scientific acceptance until he published 'On The Origin of Species' in 1859. The book contained concepts that predated Darwin's theories.
  • Death of Charles Darwin

    Death of Charles Darwin
    Darwin developed symptoms such as, nausea, headache, heart palpitations, joint pain, gastrointestinal problems and later memory loss. The reason he was thought to have developed these symptoms was due to his time traveling that he may have contracted a parasitic illness that was called Chagas disease. this disease later was believed to have cause cardiac damage resulting in Charles Darwin's death the year of 1882 at the age of 73.