Charles Darwin


Born on February 12, 1809.
Died at the age of 73 on April 19, 1882.
Cause of Death: Heart disease.

Charles Darwin
He has been dead for 141 years.
People who died in 1882.

What was he known for?

He was an English naturalist, geologist, and biologist who proposed and provided scientific evidence that all species of life have evolved over time through natural selection. He is best known for his theory of evolution, which is widely accepted and is the foundation of modern evolutionary biology. His work "On the Origin of Species" published in 1859, provided scientific explanations for the diversity of life on earth and had major influence in scientific and academic fields, as well as in society at large, as it challenged the views on religion and science that existed at the time.

Which star sign was Charles Darwin?

He had the star sign Aquarius.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 5.

How tall was he?

Charles Darwin was around 6 foot tall. In centimeters, his height was 182 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 foot.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 141 years, 10 months, and 11 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Sunday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Wednesday.

How long ago did Charles Darwin die?

He died in April 1882, which was over 141 years ago. More than a century has passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • Since his death, the United States has had twenty-five new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had thirty-six new prime ministers.

Other people who were born around February 12, 1809

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Charles Darwin.

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

Author Deceased
Born on January 19, 1809
Star Sign: Capricorn

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

US President Deceased
Born on February 12, 1809
Star Sign: Aquarius

Other people who died around April 19, 1882

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Charles Darwin.

Jesse James

Jesse James

American outlaw Deceased
Died on Apr 3, 1882, at the age of 34.
Star Sign: Virgo

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos

Soccer player
Born on March 30, 1986
Height: 1.84m / 6 foot

Jamie Carragher

Jamie Carragher

Former soccer player
Born on January 28, 1978
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend

Born on May 19, 1945
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Business magnate
Born on October 28, 1955
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Stan Lee

Stan Lee

Comic book writer Deceased
Born on December 28, 1922
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman

Born on June 26, 1970
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

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