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Charles Darwin 12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882 Established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection He published his theory with compelling evidence for evolution in his 1859 book On the Origin of Species . The scientific community and much of the general public came to accept evolution as a fact in his lifetime. However, it was not until the emergence of the modern evolutionary synthesis from the 1930s to the 1950s that a broad consensus developed that natural selection was the basic mechanism of evolution.
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Darwin’s Education Baptized in the Anglican Church by his father (considered a free thinker), but attended the Unitarian church with is mother. The eight-year-old Charles already had a taste for natural history and collecting when he joined the day school run by its preacher in 1817. After the death of his mother in July of 1818, he
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