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darwin, charles robert

(Shrewsbury, 1809-Down House [Downe], 1882) He was an English naturalist and geologist, mainly known for being the proponent, together with Wallace, of the modern Theory of Evolution by natural selection. He was never in Madeira, and in Portugal he only visited the Azores while returning from his circumnavigation voyage aboard the brig Beagle. However, Darwin …

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