Quotes by Charles Darwin

About Charles Darwin:

Charles Robert Darwin 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 ancestors, and in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.

Author Bio

  • NameCharles Darwin
  • DescriptionBritish naturalist, author of "On the origin of species, by means of natural selection"
  • AliasesCharles Robert Darwin; Darwin
  • BornFebruary 12, 1809
  • DiedApril 19, 1882
  • CountryUnited Kingdom Of Great Britain And Ireland
  • ProfessionNaturalist; Geologist; Evolutionary Biologist; Explorer; Politician; Travel Writer; Botanist; Carcinologist; Ethologist; Entomologist; Ecologist
  • WorksOn The Origin Of Species; The Voyage Of The Beagle; The Descent Of Man, And Selection In Relation To Sex; The Expression Of The Emotions In Man And Animals; Insectivorous Plants; The Power Of Movement In Plants; The Formation Of Vegetable Mould Through The Action Of Worms
  • AwardsWollaston Medal; Royal Medal; Copley Medal; Order Of Merit For Arts And Science; Fellow Of The Royal Society