Charles Lyell

Charles Lyell bio

Birth Name: Charles Lyell

Occupation: Geologist

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: November 14, 1797

Date Of Death: February 22, 1875

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Scottish

Charles Lyell was born on the 14th of November, 1797. He was best known for being a Geologist. British geologist and author of Principles of Geology, which popularized the concept of uniformitarianism. He was one of the first scientists to postulate that the earth is older than 200 million years, which was the commonly accepted notion during the 19th century.

Charles Lyell was born in Scotland. His passion for geology coincided with his deteriorating vision. Charles Darwin was one of his closest friends but he continued to reject the concept of evolution in each of the first nine editions of the Principles.

Charles Lyell was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Charles Lyell was born in 1790s.

Charles Lyell is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Charles Lyell’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Charles Lyell’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Charles Lyell was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Charles Lyell
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Charles Lyell was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Charles Lyell was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Charles Lyell had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Charles Lyell’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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