Charles Lyell

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Sir Charles Lyell, Bt
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Born14 November 1797 (1797-11-14)
Kinnordy, Angus, Scotland
Died22 Februar 1875(1875-02-22) (aged 77)
Harley Street, Lunnon, Ingland
NaitionalityBreetish
Alma materExeter College, Oxford
Kent forUniformitarianism
AwairdsRoyal Medal (1834)
Copley Medal (1858)
Wollaston Medal (1866)
Scientific career
FieldsGeology
InstitutionsKing's College London
InfluencesJames Hutton an John Playfair; Jean-Baptiste Lamarck; William Buckland
InfluencedCharles Darwin, Alfred Russel Wallace, Thomas Henry Huxley, Roderick Impey Murchison

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet, FRS (14 November 1797 – 22 Februar 1875) wis a Breetish lawyer an the foremaist geologist o his day.