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February 19

Bernard Barton died, 1849

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What poet, grandfather to the most famous biologist of the nineteenth century, was known in his day for writing biological treatises in verse?

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Erasmus Darwin. His Temple of Nature details the scientific discoveries of his age in heroic couplets. His grandson Charles Darwin wrote The Origins of the Species .

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