Person: Newton, Sir Isaac


Isaac Newton was the greatest English mathematician of his generation. He laid the foundation for differential and integral calculus. His work on optics and gravitation make him one of the greatest scientists the world has known.

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Born 4 January 1643, Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. Died 31 March 1727, London, England.

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Analysis, Ancient Chinese, Ancient Greek, Ancient Indian, Architecture, Astronomy, Chinese, Geography, Geometry, Origin England, Number Theory, Physics, Special Numbers And Numerals

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