Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

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Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
1100430
Gender
male
Born
February 12, 1809
Died
April 19, 1882
Buried
April 26, 1882

Timeline

12 Feb 1809

Birth of Charles Darwin

1818

Charles Darwin attends Shrewsbury School, dabbles in chemistry

1825

Charles Darwin studies medicine in Edinburgh

1828

Charles Darwin studies divinity at Cambridge

27 Dec 1831

HMS Beagle sets sail from Plymouth, England

Jan 1832

In Cape Verde, Charles Darwin observes oyster shells in rocks

Dec 1832

At Terra del Fuego, Darwin observes the natives

1837

Darwin formulates theory of evolution

1859

Publication of On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

19 Apr 1882

Death of Charles Darwin

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