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Full name: Charles Robert Darwin (12 February 1809 — 19 April 1882).
Place of birth: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, western England (Shropshire borders on northern Wales).
Place of death: In his home, Down House, Downe, Kent, England.
Place of interment: Westminster Abbey, near John Herschel and Isaac Newton.
Mother: Susannah Darwin (née Susannah 'Sukey' Wedgwood), 1765 — July 1817; eldest child of Josiah and Sarah Wedgwood.
Father: Robert Waring Darwin (30 May 1766 — 13 November 1848) son of Erasmus and Mary Darwin; elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on February 21, 1788.
Wife: Emma Darwin (2 May 1808 — 7 October 1896), daughter of Josiah Wedgwood II.
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