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4th January 1643

Isaac Newton

British physicist and mathematician and founder of modern classical physics

Sir Isaac Newton was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, author and physicist who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time, and a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, first published in 1687, laid the foundations of classical mechanics. Newton also made pathbreaking contributions to optics, and he shares credit with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz for developing the infinitesimal calculus.

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  • Lived from
    1643 - 1727 (Died age 84)
  • Birthday:
    4th January 1643
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Capricorn
  • Place of Birth:
    Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth
  • Country:
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland