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Darwin, Charles Robert

(1809-1882) an English scientist who - after his voyages to the Galapagos Islands (Archipeliégo de Colón) between 1831-36, developed the theory of evolution, and proposed the theory of natural selection.

In church-going Victorian Britain, he aroused bitter controversy ecause his ideas disagreed with the literal interpretation of the Book of Genisis in the Bible. See 'Garden of Eden'

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