These are people who developed some kind of theory of evolution before Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace published their theory in 1858. They contributed some aspects of the theory without it being fully synthesised. Most of them came from Europe, mostly France and Britain. They range in date from the late 17th century to the first part of the 19th century.
Pages in category "Proto-evolutionary biologists"
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