Sir Francis Darwin

Sir Francis Darwin

Birth
Downe, London Borough of Bromley, Greater London, England
Death 19 Sep 1925 (aged 77)
Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Burial Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot 2D34
Memorial ID 5935596 · View Source
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Scientist. The 3rd son of naturalist Charles Darwin, he became a leading 19th century botanist, specializing in vegetable physiology. In addition to publishing an 1880 biography of his father titled "Life and Letters of Charles Darwin", he published the botanical treatises "The Power of Movement in Plants" (1880), "The Practical Physiology of Plants" (1894), "Elements of Botany" (1895), and "Rustic Sounds and Other Studies in Literature and Natural History" (1917). He received a Knighthood in 1913 for his scientific work.



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"O ye holy and humble men of heart
bless ye the Lord"


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 5935596
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Francis Darwin (16 Aug 1848–19 Sep 1925), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5935596, citing Ascension Parish Burial Ground, Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .