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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 3822 members in 94 countries. Our most recent new member is Daniel He of North Vancouver BC, Canada.

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 Date

On this day in 1840, Charles Darwin was elected to the Council of the Royal Geographical Society. He resigned the following year.

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