Who is Thomas Henry Huxley?

  • (noun): English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895).
    Synonyms: Huxley, Thomas Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley PC FRS (4 May 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist (anatomist), known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.

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Leonard Huxley (writer) - Biography - Work
... Huxley's major biographies were the three volumes of Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley and the two volumes of Life and Letters of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker OM GCSI ... He also published Thomas Henry Huxley a character sketch, and a short biography of Darwin. 1900 Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ...
Henry IV Of France
... Henry IV (13 December 1553 – 14 May 1610), Henri-Quatre, was King of Navarre (as Henry III) from 1572 to 1610 and King of France from 1589 to 1610 ... As a Huguenot, Henry was involved in the Wars of Religion he barely escaped the St ... On the death of the childless Henry III, he ascended the throne of France in 1589, but had to abjure his Calvinist faith ...
Agnosticism - History - Thomas Henry Huxley
... but the terms agnostic and agnosticism were created by Huxley to sum up his thoughts on contemporary developments of metaphysics about the "unconditioned" (Hamilton) and the "unknowable" (He ... It is important, therefore, to discover Huxley's own views on the matter ... Though Huxley began to use the term "agnostic" in 1869, his opinions had taken shape some time before that date ...
Thomas Henry Huxley - Literature, Film Etc.
... Huxley appears alongside Charles Darwin and Samuel Wilberforce in the play Darwin in Malibu by British playwright Crispin Whittell and is portrayed by British actor Toby Jones in the 2009 film ... Huxley is referred to as the tutor of the main character, Edward Prendick, in HG Wells' 1896 science fiction novel The Island of Dr Moreau ... (1932 Marx Brothers film) - Groucho Marx is Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff, Dean of Huxley College ...
Huxley Family - Thomas Henry Huxley - Sir Leonard George Holden Huxley (distant Cousin)
... Sir Leonard George Holden Huxley KBE (1902–1988) was second cousin once removed of T.H.H ... Much of his life was spent in Australia, though he was at Oxford from 1923–30 ...

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    The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom.
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