* 4 January 1643, † 31 March 1727

Sir Isaac Newton was born on 4 January 1643 in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. 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. Sir Isaac Newton died on 31 March 1727 in London, England.

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