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Thomas Huxley

Person  Male  Born 4/5/1825  Died 29/6/1895

Categories: Education, Science

Biologist. Born Ealing. An early adherent to Darwin's theory of evolution, he was a strong supporter while also pointing out what he saw as flaws. At the Royal College of Science: Professor of Biology 1854 - 1895, Dean of the College 1881 - 1895. His son Leonard (author) was father to: Sir Julian (biologist), Aldous (author) and Sir Andrew (physicist). Bonus fact: two of Thomas's daughters married the same man. Died at home in Eastbourne.

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Thomas Huxley - SW7

This building is known as the Huxley Building of the Royal College of Science...

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