Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727

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Birth 1642-12-25
Death 1727-03-20
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French, Latin, Hebrew, English, Greek, Modern (1453-), Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Biographical notes:

English natural philosopher and mathematician.

From the description of Receipt signed : London?, 1718 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612606

From the description of Autograph notes : [n.p.], ca. 1706?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611631

From the description of Document signed : London?, 1704 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612422

Sir Isaac Newton was a mathematician.

From the description of Notes on ancient history and mythology, [n.d.]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122380076

Newton was born at Woolsthorpe manor near Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, England on Dec. 25, 1642; developed infinitesimal calculus, three laws of motion, and law of universal gravitation; graduated, Cambridge Univ., 1665; wrote the Principia (1687), which is divided into three books, and Opticks (1704); conducted research in theology and history and began to correspond with John Locke about the interpretation of prophecy and other theological speculations in 1690; wrote the manuscript of Paradoxical questions concerning ye morals and actions of Athanasius and his followers (ca. 1690); knighted, 1705; died in London, England, on Mar. 20, 1727.

From the description of Paradoxical questions concerning ye morals and actions of Athanasius and his followers. ca. 1690. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39529811

Noted English physicist and philosopher with interests also in alchemy, chemistry, materia medica, health, and other fields.

From the description of Remedies for various ailments / [Isaac Newton]. [ca. 1700?] (Lamar University). WorldCat record id: 40925281



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