Born: 4 January, 1643
Died: 31 March, 1727
• English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theologian
• Described universal gravitation & laws, which dominated the scientific view of the physical universe for the next three centuries.
• Creator or Newton’s laws of motion.
• "Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy"; usually called the Principia), published in 1687, is one of the most important scientific books ever written.