Statue of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Statue of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Photograph taken 24 June 2004 © Mr Michael Nicolle. Source Historic England Archive ref: 455420

This statue of Charles Darwin was built in 1897. Charles Robert Darwin was born on the 12th of February 1809, in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. He was born into a wealthy and well-connected family. He is best known for his work 'On the Origin of Species'. In this he suggests the theory of evolution.

Location

Shropshire Shrewsbury

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

statue memorial remembrance darwin Victorian (1837 - 1901)