Sir Charles Lyell was born on14 November 1797 in Scotland and died on 22 February 1875.
He is well known as the writer of Principles of Geology, which popularized James Hutton's concepts of uniformitarianism – the notion that the earth was shaped by the same developments that are still in action today.
Lyell was also one of the first to consider that the world is older than 300 million years, judging from its geological differences.
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