Eramus Darwin was an English philosopher, physiologist, abolitionist, inventor, and poet.
Darwin was born on December 12, 1731 in Elston, Nottinghamshire, England. Darwin, Chesterfield Elementary School, St. He was educated at John’s College Cambridge and most recently at Edinburgh University Medical School. There is no evidence that Darwin got his doctor, but he switched to medical practice.
Darwin had 14 children, including the governess of the naturalist Charles Darwin’s father, Robert, and two illegitimate children. After the death of his first wife in 1770, Darwin hired Mary Parker as a governess for his son Robert. They had two daughters.
Darwin was one of the great thinkers of the Midlands Enlightenment, which was part of the greater Enlightenment era. Darwin helped create or become a part of various societies, including the Lichfield Botanical Society and the Lunar Community.
The Lunar Society is only known for the documents of those who joined the group, there were no official records kept by the group. Benjamin Franklin in particular was associated with society among others. The Lunar Society got its name from the meeting night held every full moon every month. The full moon provided light to travel home after the meeting. The members named themselves Lunaticks after the madman .
Darwin was a man ahead of his time. He speculated on many more modern theories in his poems and writings. One of these theories was probably about the evolution that affected this grandson, Charles Darwin. He also speculated about the Big Bang, a theory that didn’t exist until the 19th and early 20th century.
Darwin was also an inventor who invented various things, including various weather monitoring machines, a copier, a speech machine, and a steering mechanism for a car. Darwin also dropped a rocket engine using hydrogen and oxygen in his idea drawings.
Darwin passed away on April 18, 1802.
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