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Robert Darwin

1766 - 1848

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Robert Waring Darwin (30 May 1766 – 13 November 1848) was an English medical doctor, who today is best known as the father of the naturalist Charles Darwin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Darwin has received more than 151,518 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Robert Darwin is the 251st most popular physician (up from 261st in 2019), the 1,358th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,456th in 2019) and the 21st most popular British Physician.

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Among physicians, Robert Darwin ranks 251 out of 502Before him are Constantine the African, Vladimir Dal, Peter Agre, Karl Adolph von Basedow, Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi, and Aëtius of Amida. After him are John Harvey Kellogg, Caspar Friedrich Wolff, Thomas Sydenham, Ernst Gräfenberg, Édouard Séguin, and Pierre Paul Émile Roux.

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Among people born in 1766, Robert Darwin ranks 16Before him are Dominique Jean Larrey, Rodolphe Kreutzer, Charlotte, Princess Royal, William Hyde Wollaston, José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, and Johanna Schopenhauer. After him are Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, Charles Macintosh, François-Xavier Fabre, Slimane of Morocco, Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases, and Samuel Wilson. Among people deceased in 1848, Robert Darwin ranks 21Before him are Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse, Khachatur Abovian, Mohammad Shah Qajar, Thomas Cole, Joseph Mohr, and Archduchess Maria Leopoldine of Austria-Este. After him are Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, Frederick Marryat, John Jacob Astor, Duchess Amelia of Württemberg, Christen Købke, and Horace Wells.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Darwin ranks 1,358 out of 7,765Before him are R. G. Collingwood (1889), Dave Evans (1953), Ian Rush (1961), Margaret Stewart, Dauphine of France (1424), Mark Rylance (1960), and Geezer Butler (1949). After him are Arthur Machen (1863), Alan Shearer (1970), William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke (1146), Steven Berkoff (1937), Tom Pryce (1949), and Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1623).

Among PHYSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among physicians born in United Kingdom, Robert Darwin ranks 21Before him are Hans Sloane (1660), James Black (1924), James Lind (1716), Edward Bach (1886), Thomas Hodgkin (1798), and Thomas Addison (1793). After him are Thomas Sydenham (1624), Lorna Wing (1928), John Hunter (1728), Clarke Abel (1780), Cicely Saunders (1918), and Henry Gray (1827).