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  (b. 25 December 1642 Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England   d. 20 March 1727 Kensington, Middlesex, England )  

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Isaac NEWTON was born 25 December 1642 in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England

Isaac NEWTON was the child of Isaac NEWTON   and   Hannah AYSCOUGH and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Robert Isaac NEWTON and Thankful UNKNOWN

Isaac NEWTON died 20 March 1727 in Kensington, Middlesex, England.

Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727) was an English physicist and mathematician (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution...


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25 December 1642
Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England

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Isaac Newton, one of the greatest scientists in history, was born on January 4, 1643, in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. His birth coincided with the death of his father, also named Isaac Newton, who passed away just a few months before young Isaac was born. Newton's early life was marked by hardships, and he was raised by his maternal grandmother after his mother remarried and moved away.

Isaac Newton attended the King's School in Grantham, where he showed an early interest in mechanics and technology. Despite facing financial challenges, his aptitude for learning earned him the opportunity to attend Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1661. At Cambridge, Newton delved into various subjects, including mathematics, physics, and astronomy.

In 1665, the bubonic plague forced the university to close, and Newton returned to Woolsthorpe. This period, known as his 'annus mirabilis' or 'miracle year,' became a turning point in his life. During this time, Newton made groundbreaking...Read MORE...

1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity
'...According to the well-known story, it was on seeing an apple fall in his orchard at some time during 1665 or 1666 that Newton conceived that the same force governed the motion of the Moon and the apple. He calculated the force needed to hold the Moon in its orbit, as compared with the force pulling an object to the ground. He also calculated the centripetal force needed to hold a stone in a sling, and the relation between the length of a pendulum and the time of its swing...'
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20 March 1727
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