Thomas Henry Huxley

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Birthday
4, 1825
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 29, 1895 (70)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1825
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 29, 1895 (70)

About

English biologist who was known as "Darwin's Bulldog" due to his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.

Before Fame

He taught himself biology as a teenager and learned about invertebrates and vertebrates and was apprenticed to several practitioners when he was thirteen.

Trivia

He was voted onto the London School Board in 1870 after being a major influence to British schools.

Family Life

He married Henrietta Anne Heathorn in 1855 and they had eight children.

Associated With

He was an important advocate of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.