"Tertiary education:" University of Edinburgh Medical School (medicine)
Christ's College, Cambridge (University of Cambridge) (BA)"Professional institution:" Geological Society of London
/academic_advisors = John Stevens Henslow
/known_for = The Voyage of the BeagleOn the Origin of Speciesevolution by natural selection,common descent
/influences = Alexander von HumboldtJohn HerschelCharles Lyell
/influenced = Joseph Dalton HookerThomas Henry HuxleyGeorge RomanesErnst HaeckelJohn Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury/Sir John Lubbock
/awards = Royal Medal (1853)Wollaston Medal (1859)Copley Medal (1864)
/signature = Charles Darwin Signature.svg
/signature_alt = "Charles Darwin", with the surname underlined by a downward curve that mimics the curve of the initial "C"
/spouse = Emma Darwin (married 1839)
/children = 10 children (Charles Darwin#Children/see list)
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To suppose that the eye with all its inimitable contrivances for adjusting the focus to different distances, for admitting different amounts of light, and for the correction of spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd in the highest degree.Charles Darwin