Sir Isaac Newton A Philosopher, Astronomer, Physicist, Scientist, and Mathematician

Born: December 25, 1642

Died: March 20, 1726

Place of Birth: Woolsthorpe, Linconshire, England, United Kingdom

Place of Death: London, England, United kingdom

Education: Kings School, Grantham, Trinity College, Cambridge

Important Life Events

In 1665 Sir Isaac Newton had to leave school because of the Black Death. in 1666 at the age of 23 Isaac Newton developed the binomial theorem and invented calculus from his farm in the country, this is also when the famous apple falling on his head happened.

In 1667 Isaac went back to Cambridge after the Plague died out and was elected as a minor fellow at Trinity College. Isaac Newton made the first reflecting telescope. The year after he got his Master of Arts degree and became Cambridge’s Lucasian Professor of Mathematics. The Royal Society of London asked him to give a demonstration of his telescope in 1671 and was elected into the Royal Society the next year. In 1687 he published his most famous work, "Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica” (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy)

Isaac Newton is an important person of the renaissance because he laid the path for other scientists and he invented many things.

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