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Biography - Charles Darwin:

English naturalist.
Born: 1809 - Died: 1882
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Es ist nicht die stärkste Spezies die überlebt auch nicht die intelligenteste sondern eher diejenige die am ehesten bereit ist sich zu verändern.

French
Ce n'est pas la plus forte ni la plus intelligente des espèces qui survivra, mais celle qui est la plus apte à changer.




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