Charles Darwin

Charles was born on 12.02.1809 to Robert Darwin (30.05.1766 - 13.11.1848) and Susannah (1765 - 15.07.1817).
He was born in The Mount.
His mother died on 15.07.1817. Charles was 8 years old then.
He died on 19.04.1882 as 73 years old in Down House. Note: heart failure
Siblings: M. , C. , S. , E. , Erasmus Alvey Darwin (29.12.1804 - 26.08.1881).

Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. 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.

Origin of the name Charles - From the Germanic name Karl, which was derived from a Germanic word meaning "man". However, an alter..


wife Emma Wedgwood

Emma and Charles married on 29.01.1839
Charles and Emma were cousin and cousin.
Emma was born on 02.05.1808 to Josiah Wedgwood II (03.04.1769 - 12.07.1843) and Elizabeth ´Bessie´ Allen (1764 - 1846).
She died on 07.10.1896 as 88 years old in London Borough of Bromley.
Children: William Erasmus Darwin (1839 - 1914), Anne Elizabeth Darwin (02.03.1841 - 23.04.1851), Mary Eleanor Darwin (1842 - 1842), Henrietta Emma "Etty" Darwin (25.09.1843 - 17.12.1927), George Howard Darwin (09.07.1845 - 07.12.1912), Elizabeth Darwin (1847 - 1926), Francis Darwin (16.08.1848 - 19.09.1925), Leonard Darwin (15.01.1850 - 26.03.1943), Horace Darwin (13.05.1851 - 29.09.1928), Charles Waring Darwin (1856 - 1858).
Lived to adulthood: William Erasmus, Henrietta, George Howard, Elizabeth, Francis, Leonard and Horace

Origin of the name Emma - Originally a short form of Germanic names that began with the element ermen meaning "whole" or "univ..
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