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  1. Thomas Henry Huxley, born above a butcher’s shop, was the youngest of the six surviving children of schoolmaster George Huxley and his wife, Rachel. Although Huxley received only two years (1833–35) of formal education at his father’s declining Ealing School, its evangelicalism later marked his scientific rhetoric.

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  2. Thomas Henry Huxley PC FRS HonFRSE FLS (4 May 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist and anthropologist specialising in comparative anatomy. He has become known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin 's theory of evolution. [2]

  3. Nov 26, 2013 · In nineteenth century Great Britain, Thomas Henry Huxley proposed connections between the development of organisms and their evolutionary histories, critiqued previously held concepts of homology, and promoted Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. Many called him Darwin’s Bulldog. Huxley helped professionalize and redefine British science.

  4. With a radical home secretary making Huxley an inspector of fisheries in 1881, his pay was finally augmented. But so was the strain. The final blow came as his talented daughter Marian went mad after 1882 (she died in Paris, under the care of the renowned neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, in 1887). A distraught, overworked Huxley resigned his professorship at the Normal School of Science (the ...

  5. Biography of Huxley He was born on May 4, 1825, in Ealing, near London, the seventh of eight children in a family that was none too affluent. Huxley's only childhood education was two years at Ealing school, where his father taught mathematics; this ended in 1835 when the family moved to Coventry.

  6. Dec 7, 2010 · Thomas Henry Huxley and the Dinobirds Riley Black Science Correspondent December 7, 2010 Feedloader (Clickability) Evolution never got much time in my elementary school science classes. When the...

  7. HUXLEY-T-H-02-02486.jpg. Thomas Henry Huxley, photograph by Ernest Edwards, c. 1863. From L. Reeve ed. 1863-6. Dubbed “Darwin’s bulldog” for his combative role in controversies over evolution, Huxley was a leading Victorian zoologist, science popularizer, and education reformer. He was born in Ealing, a small village west of London, in 1825.

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