Born: February 12, 1809
Birthplace: Mount House, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 19, 1882
Occupation: Author and Naturalist
Profile: Proposed the theory of evolution via natural selection. Best known for On the Origin of Species.
Number of Quotes: 2
I am not the least afraid to die.
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.