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Charles Darwin

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 3835 members in 93 countries. Our most recent new member is Michael Smith of Australia.

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 date in 1835, Charles Darwin explored Chatham Island in the Galápagos. He encountered giant tortoises, some of which were taken as food.

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