Isaac Newton

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  • Isaac Newton was born

    Isaac Newton was born
    Isaac newton was born in January 4 1643 in Linolnshire, England
    but his father didnt see him because he died before he got to meet his so Isaac Newton which is also the fathers name.
  • Newtons stepfather dies

    Newtons stepfather dies
    after Newtons stepfather died Newton lived in an extended family with his mother, grandmother, one half brother, and two half sisters. Shortly after Isaac started attending the King's Grammar School in Grantham.
  • Newton focuses on gravity

    Newton focuses on gravity
    In the summer of 1666 Newtons thoughts were directed to the subject of gravity. He got inpired when he saw an apple fall from a tree on his mothers farm.
  • Newton suffers a nervous breakdown

    Newton suffers a nervous breakdown
    In 1678 Newton suffered a nervous breakdown and His mother died in the following year
  • Newtons first book was published

    Newtons first book was published
    In 1687 Newton's book Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica or Principia was published and went on to become one of the greatest scientific books.
  • Newton suffers another breakdown

    Newton suffers another breakdown
    After suffering a second nervous breakdown in 1693 Newton alomost retired from research. His biographers had many theories for it, they said It could have been a chemical poisoning as a result of his alchemical experiments or frustration with his researches etc.
  • Newton joins the Royal Mint

    Newton joins the Royal Mint
    Newton decided to leave Cambridge to take up a government position in London, becoming Warden of the Royal Mint in 1696 and Master in 1699 which made him a very rich man. But, he did not resign his positions at Cambridge until 1701.
  • Newton is elected president of the Royal Society

    Newton is elected president of the Royal Society
    Newton became the president of the Royal Society in 1703 and continued to be until he died in 1727.
  • Newton gets knighted

    Newton gets knighted
    In 1705 Queen Anne knighted Newton. That made Isaac Newton the first scientist to receive knighthood from the Queen.
  • Isaac Newton dies

    Isaac Newton dies
    In February 1727 Newton went to London to preside ata meeting of the Royal Society but his health condition made him return to Kensington it was determined he had a kidney stone within a month he became delirious and stayed in that state for a couple of days then on March 31 he died between 1 and 2 in the morning.
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    Sir Isaac Newtons lifetime

    Isaac Newton was born in January 4, 1643 and died in March 31,1727.