Sir Issac Newton

Sir Issac Newton, was born in Wollsthrope, Lincolnshire in 1642. Newton’s father died three months before his son was born, so Newton never knew his father. Newton’s father was illiterate, and he could not even write his own name. His mother, Hannah Ayscough remarried to the minister of the church in a nearby village when Newton was two years old, as a result, he felt very bitter towards his mother for leaving him. When he was 10, his mother returned with her three new children from her second marriage. Newton was sent to attend the King’s School in Grantham, eight miles from his home, where he lodged with a local clerk. He was a lonely genius, because he preferred to live in solitary as a result, he did not have a happy childhood. He was obsessed with mathematics and religious speculation. When Newton was 16, he was taken from school and brought back to Woolsthrope to look after the family farm, and to manage his
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At First, Newton aimed to study a law degree, but later when he discovered that the University allowed some freedom of study in the third year, he studied the mechanics of the Copernican and the astronomy of Galileo, on top of that, he also studied Kepler’s Optics, and wrote about his thoughts in a book called Quaedam Philosophicae. Newton’s interest in mathematics began when he did not understand the mathematics of an astronomy book that he bought at a fair in Cambridge. After that, he read and researched the major works of mathematics at the time. After the plague closed the University in the summer of 1665, Newton had to return to Lincolnshire. There, in a period of less than two years, he made revolutionary advancements in the field of optics, mathematics, astronomy and physics. He laid the foundation for differential and integral