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Newton, Isaac

Born: 25 December 1642, Woolsthorp (7 miles south of Grantham), Lincolnshire, England
Died: 20 March 1727, Kensington (now part of London), England

Note: The dates are that of the Julian calendar. In the Gregorian (i.e. modern) calendar these are 4 January 1643 and 31 March 1727, respectively.

Physicist, mathematician, astronomer

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Wolfgang R. Dick. Created: 6 Feb 1998. Latest update: 18 Sep 2003