Early Life. Charles Darwin was born on February 12, , in the tiny merchant town of Shrewsbury, England. A child of wealth and privilege who loved to explore nature, Darwin was the second Born: Feb 12,
Timeline of the life of Charles Robert Darwin. by Janet Browne & John van Wyhe. 12 February Born in Shrewsbury, England, the son of Robert Waring Darwin and Susannah, nee Wedgwood.. In the summer goes to Gros, near Abegele, in Wales, for sea-bathing with family, some of his earliest recollections coming from this.. No information about his being away from The Mount.
Early life and education Charles Robert Darwin was born on February 12, , in Shrewsbury, England, the fifth child of Robert and Susannah Darwin. His father was a successful doctor, as was his grandfather, Erasmus Darwin, who had a great influence on Charles's later theories.