Alfred Russel Wallace OM FRS (8 January 1823 – 7 November 1913) was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, biologist and illustrator. He is best known for independently conceiving the theory of evolution through natural selection; his paper on the subject was jointly published with some of Charles Darwin's writings in 1858. This prompted Darwin to publish On the Origin ...
Aug 23, 2019 · Alfred Russel Wallace was born in Wales in 1823. He has been described variously as a naturalist, a geographer, and a social critic. He even weighed in on the debate as to whether or not life could exist on Mars. However, what he is best known for is his work on the theory of natural selection.
Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) was a man of many talents - an explorer, collector, naturalist, geographer, anthropologist and political commentator. Most famously, he had the revolutionary idea of evolution by natural selection entirely independently of Charles Darwin.
About the Wallace Website - the official website of the Wallace Memorial Fund This site is dedicated to the life and work of Alfred Russel Wallace (1823 - 1913), one of the greatest scientists of all time. His seminal contributions to biology rival those of his friend and colleague Charles Darwin, though he is far less well known.
Alfred Russel Wallace, byname A.R. Wallace, (born January 8, 1823, Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales—died November 7, 1913, Broadstone, Dorset, England), British humanist, naturalist, geographer, and social critic.
Alfred Russel Wallace Lived 1823 – 1913. Alfred Russel Wallace discovered the concept of evolution by natural selection. Although now rarely mentioned as the discoverer (Darwin, who discovered the theory independently, is usually cited) Wallace enjoyed a high reputation in his lifetime and received many of science’s most prestigious awards.
But in the mid-1800s, Darwin and the British biologist Alfred Russel Wallace independently conceived of a natural, even observable, way for life to change: a process Darwin called natural selection. The pressure of population growth Interestingly, Darwin and Wallace found their inspiration in economics.
Alfred Russell Wallace was a name known to me as one of the great thinkers and naturalists of Victorian England and the man who worked out a theory of natural selection before Darwin published his book.
- Peter Raby
Apr 30, 2013 · The research of British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) played a pivotal role in developing the theory of natural selection. But over time, Charles Darwin became almost universally...
Jan 14, 2017 · Es la tierra que Alfred Russel Wallace exploró durante ocho años, desde 1854 hasta 1862. Y donde hizo algunos de los descubrimientos científicos más importantes de los últimos tiempos.