Isaac Newton was an English physicist and mathematician famous for his During his first three years at Cambridge, Newton was taught the.

Isaac Newton is best know for his theory about the law of gravity, but his “Principia Mathematica” () with its three laws of motion greatly influenced the Enlightenment in Europe. Born in in Woolsthorpe, England, Sir Isaac Newton began developing his theories on light.

Newton, Sir Isaac (), English natural philosopher, generally Life & Character - Isaac Newton was born prematurely on Christmas day (4 .. Although Newton was dutifully raised in the Protestant tradition his mature views on.

Isaac Newton was an English scientist and mathematician. He made major contributions in mathematics and physics (the study of the relationship between.

During his residence in London, Isaac Newton had made the acquaintance of John Locke. Running the Royal Mint[edit]. For the last half of Newton's adult life , 30 years, he was warden of the Royal Mint as well as Master of the Mint.