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Charles Darwin. by Darien. Early Life. Born in shrewsberry 1809 Mother died when eight Liked to collect animals Interest in fossils. Education. Went to school from 1774-1839 in Shrewsbury Tried to go to medical school but quit soon after Same happened with trying to be a priest

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Charles darwin

Charles Darwin

by

Darien


Early life
Early Life

  • Born in shrewsberry 1809

  • Mother died when eight

  • Liked to collect animals

  • Interest in fossils


Education
Education

  • Went to school from 1774-1839 in Shrewsbury

  • Tried to go to medical school but quit soon after

  • Same happened with trying to be a priest

  • Started to keep specimens to study


Accomplishments
Accomplishments

  • Traveled around world

  • Collected species by the hundred

  • Invented the theory of evolution

  • Became a member of royal society


Later life
Later Life

  • Studied coral reefs

  • Published another book

  • Married cousin Emma

  • Lived in Down House for rest of life

  • Died April 1882


Cool facts
Cool Facts

  • Born the day before Abe Lincoln

  • Buried near the grave of Isaac Newton

  • Brothers and sisters ho outlived him Later became important to science


Bibliography
Bibliography

  • http://www.factmonster.com/

  • http://images.google.com/

  • http://www.darwin-literature.com/l_biography.html