Charles Darwin, 1840.
Charles Darwin (1840)

The Friends of Charles Darwin were founded in 1994 to campaign for the depiction of their hero, Charles Darwin, on a Bank of England bank note. The great man finally appeared on the new £10 note in November 2000.

Due to popular demand, we're still taking on new members. We currently have 4,298 members in 107 countries. Our most recent new member is Michael G Albrecht of Llano, Texas, USA.

So if you can truly say “Charlie is my Darwin”, and you'd like to be able to write the letters FCD after your name, why not join us? It's totally free!

On this Day:

On this day in 1846, Charles Darwin had the third part of his geological results of the voyage of the Beagle published as Geological observations on South America.