

Sir Isaac Newton
1643  1727
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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.

Full MacTutor biography
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List of References (271 books/articles)
Some Quotations (14)
A Poster of Isaac Newton
Mathematicians born in the same country
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 Additional Material in MacTutor
 John Maynard Keynes' Newton, the Man
 Newton's Arian beliefs
 Flamsteed v Newton
 Charles Bossut on Leibniz and Newton
 Newton's Principia Preface
 John Collins meets Isaac Newton

Other Web sites 
 Encyclopaedia Britannica
 Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
 NNDB
 The Newton Project (UK)
 The Newton Project  Canada
 R J Wilson (A Gresham lecture  also available as a Video version)
 NAHSTE
 Cambridge University Library
 Isaac Newton Institute Cambridge
  Bellevue College USA
 Rouse Ball
 Bob Bruen
 The Galileo Project
 G Don Allen
 High Altitude Observatory
 Kevin Brown (More about Newton's birthday)
 Mathematical Genealogy Project


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