Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton

Born: December 25, 1642

Died: March 20, 1727

Nationality: English

Occupation: Mathematician

Biography: Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and theologian, who has been considered by many to be the greatest and most influential scientist who ever lived. His monograph Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, lays the foundations for most of classical mechanics.

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Source/Notes: Vol. I, Ch. 11: Of the Times of the Birth and Passion of Christ - Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John (1733)