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In 1731, Erasmus Darwin was born
In 1794, Zoonomia was published
In 1802, Erasmus died
In 1796, Zoonomia's 2nd edition was published
In 1809, Charles Darwin was born
In 1765, Susannah Darwin was born
In 1766, Robert Darwin was born
In 1848, Robert died
In 1817, Susannah died
In 1825, Darwin enrolled at Edinburg
In 1837, Charles abandoned the study of medicine to study divinity at Cambridge
In 1831, Darwin graduated from Cambridge
In 1831, Darwin accepted a job as a "naturalist" on a voyage around the world on the HMS Beagle
In 1835, HMS Beagle made a 5-week stop in the Galapagos Islands
In 1838, Darwin returned to England to start writing down his findings. He wrote a book about his travels
In 1858, Darwin received a letter from Alfred Russel Wallace, who had come to the same conclusion as Darwin about the theory of evolution and wanted ideas on how to publish. Darwin realized he'd have to publish his work that he'd spent years working on quickly
In 1869, Darwin published "On The Orgin of Species by Means of Natural Selection"
In 1869, Origin of Species was a bestseller worldwide and went into multiple editions. In the 5th edition, Darwin introduced the term "survival of the fittest"
In 1871, Darwin published "The Descent of Man"
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