Fun & Easy Science for Kids
Sponsored Links :

Charles Darwin


                                           Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin was a geologist and naturalist, born in Shrewsbury, England on February 12, 1809. He explained all the biological changes by introducing a theory of evolution. He gave the idea that all the species of life have evolved from common ancestors.

Sponsored Links :


Fast facts: –

  • His complete name was Charles Robert Darwin.
  • Darwin visited ecologically diverse areas such as Australia, Chile, and Brazil etc. during his five year long voyage on the HMS Beagle.
  • Darwin shared his birthday with US president Abraham Lincoln.
  • He suffered from chronic illness.
  • In 1859, he wrote a book ‘On the Origin of Species’ publishing his theory of evolution.
  • He is often called as ‘Father of Evolution’.
  • He married his first cousin Emma Wedgewood. The couple had 10 children but 3 of them sadly died. Two as infants and one aged of 10.
  • Darwin dropped out of medical school.
  • At Cambridge University, he joined a weekly group called ‘Gourmet Club’. Motive of this group was to find and eat strange meat. He once ate an owl.
  • Captain FitzRoy named the highest peak in Tierra del Fuego, Mount Darwin.
  • He was an obsessive enthusiast of backgammon.
  • Darwin was an abolitionist.




Cite This Page

You may cut-and-paste the below MLA and APA citation examples:

MLA Style Citation

Declan, Tobin. " Fun Facts About Charles Darwin for Kids ." Easy Science for Kids, Jan 2021. Web. 25 Jan 2021. < >.

APA Style Citation

Tobin, Declan. (2021). Fun Facts About Charles Darwin for Kids. Easy Science for Kids. Retrieved from

Cite this Page
Can not find what you looking for?


Sponsored Links :

Image Web Accessibile Compliant website