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Thomas Henry Huxley (1825 - 1895) was an English biologist (comparative

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anatomist). He was the most effective supporter of Darwin's Theory of Evolution

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Cover image: Thomas H. Huxley, photogravure of an 1883 painting by John Collier (1850 - 1934).

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