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Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace OM FRS was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, biologist and illustrator. He is best known for independently conceiving the theory of evolution through natural selection; his paper on the subject was jointly published with some of Charles Darwin's writings in 1858. This prompted Darwin to publish his own ideas in On the Origin of Species... Read More

Born8 January 1823
Llanbadoc, Monmouthshire, Great Britain
Died7 November 1913 (aged 90)
Broadstone, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
FieldsExploration, evolutionary biology, zoology, biogeography, and social reform
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