Charles Darwin Early Life

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“It is not the strongest of species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles Darwin was was a renowned scientist who changed the way we understood evolution forever. He is very interesting because of all the things he saw and did. Charles went on a long adventure and theorized many things, which made him write numerous books about the theories. Charles Darwin was the second youngest of six children born on February 12, 1809, in Shrewsbury, England. His mother, Susannah Darwin, died when he was at the age of eight. At the age of nine, he entered Shrewsbury school and was not a very good student. Charles went to study medicine at Edinburgh University in Scotland, but soon realized that he couldn’t even watch an operation being performed. He then Christ’s College in Cambridge, England, to become a minister. He shortly gave up that idea, but kept studying. Charles finally found…show more content…
He had plenty of accomplishes throughout his life. He voyaged around the globe to survey it. Charles Darwin solved the mystery of the formation of the coral reefs and atolls. His work laid the foundation of evolutionary biology. He also did groundbreaking work in regards to evolution of plants. Charles wrote twenty-five books about evolution, the voyage, geology, zoology, taxonomy, botany, palaeontology, philosophy, anthropology, psychology, literature and theology. I was very impressed by Charles Darwin because of all the accomplishments he did and how he changed science forever. He wrote twenty-five books, which is pretty impressive because some people can’t even write one. He also accomplished being on a boat for almost five years trying to find and discover things for science and did more than just that. I find it inspiring that he never gave up trying to find the right path for the future. Charles darwin is such a renowned scientist, that no one will ever forget
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