3 most famous scientists for the theory of Evolution
1. Malthus - Wrote An essay on the principles of population and came up with "demographics", the idea that populations don't increase exponentially over time.
2. Sir Charles Lyell - Wrote Principles of Geology. Famous for uniformatarianism - the earth was shaped by slow moving forces that are still in operation today
3. Darwin - Came up with the 4 principles of Natural Selection