Adam Sedgwick Geologist

Adam Sedgwick is a 87 years old geologist from Kingdom of Great Britain from Dent. Adam Sedgwick was born on March 22, 1785 (died on January 27, 1873, he was 87 years old) in Dent.

Adam Sedgwick



Adam Sedgwick was one of the founders of modern geology. He proposed the Devonian period of the geological timescale. Later he proposed the Cambrian period based on work which he did on Welsh rock strata. Though he had guided the young Charles Darwin in his early study of geology and continued to be on friendly terms Sedgwick was an outspoken opponent of Darwin's theory of evolution by means of natural selection.
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Is Adam Sedgwick still alive?

No, he died on 01/27/1873, 150 years ago. He was 87 years old when he died. He died in Cambridge

Awards (4)

Awarded Wollaston Medal in 1851 , awarded Copley Medal in 1863 , awarded Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences , awarded Fellow of the Royal Society ,


He graduated from Trinity College, University Of Cambridge and Sedbergh School

What was Adam's zodiac sign?

Adam Sedgwick zodiac sign was aries.

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