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    Charles Darwin

    Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, United Kingdom to parents Susannah and Robert Darwin.
    He was known as an English Naturalist, geologist and biologist but most known for his contributions to the science of evolution.
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    On Board The Beagle

    During this time Darwin was invited to join the crew on board the H.M.S. Beagle by Capt. Robert Fitz-Roy to be unpaid naturalist for a 5 year circumnavigation of the globe. While visiting Brazil in 1832 Darwin also witnessed slavery for the first time. Most of Darwin's observations and specimens were collected while in the Galapagos Island which he later used for evidence for theory of evolution by natural selection.
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    After his Voyage aboard the Beagle he would later settle in London, during this time Darwin was taking time to prepare the fossils and specimens that he collected for scientific publication. Causing him to now produce a series of notebooks on biology, in 1837 was the start of his first notebook on species transmutation.
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    At this time Darwin did some editing on the "Zoology Of The Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle" which was published in five volumes. Explaining the species and fossils that were seen and collected during his time on the Beagle.
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    In His Final Years

    There was the publication of "Origin of Species" being published in 1500 copies, surprisingly this work became one of the significant reads of modern science. Darwin being 59 at this time. Publishing 5 editions to "Origin of Species" between 1860-1872 with other works on the topic of species evolution.