Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist, educator, and advocate of agnosticism (he coined the word). Huxley was a vocal supporter of Charles Darwin’s evolutionary naturalism, and his organizational efforts, public lectures, and writing helped elevate the place of science in modern society.
Thomas Henry Huxley PC FRS HonFRSE FLS (4 May 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist and anthropologist who specialized in comparative anatomy. He has become known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin 's theory of evolution .
Nov 26, 2013 · Huxley made several methodological contributions to both invertebrate and vertebrate embryology and development, and he helped shape the extra-scientific discourse for these fields. Huxley was born to Rachel Withers and George Huxley, a senior assistant public schoolmaster, on 4 May 1825 in Ealing, England.
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.
Thomas Henry Huxley - Evolutionary Biologist, Educator, Debater: 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 ...
For the full article, see Thomas Henry Huxley. T. H. Huxley , (born May 4, 1825, Ealing, Middlesex, Eng.—died June 29, 1895, Eastbourne, Sussex), British biologist. The son of a schoolmaster, he earned a medical degree.
Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895), biologist, anthropologist and philosopher, was born on 4 May 1825 at Ealing, London, the seventh child of George Huxley, schoolmaster, and his wife Rachel. Huxley received little formal education or systematic training in science; at 16 he became a medical apprentice in London, and later held a scholarship at ...