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Erasmus Darwin
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Born: December 12, 1731

Died: April 18, 1802 (aged 70)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Scientist

Bio: Erasmus Darwin was an English physician who turned down George III's invitation to be a physician to the King. One of the key thinkers of the Midlands Enlightenment, he was also a natural philosopher, physiologist, slave trade abolitionist, inventor and poet. His poems included much natural history, including a statement of evolution and the relatedness of all forms of life.

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