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Sir Isaac Newton life Sir Isaac Newton he was a mathematician and physicist one of the best scientsts of all time He was born in Woolsthorpe near Grantham in Lincolnshire where he went to school He entered Cambridge University in 1661 He was chosen to be a Fellow of Trinity College in 1667 and Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in 1669 He stayed at the university lecturing in most years until 1696 Of these Cambridge years Newton was at a high point of his life he singled out 1665-1666 as the prime of my age for invention In these two to three years of intense studing and thinking he prepared Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy commonly known as the Principia but this was not published until 1687 He was an opponent of the attempt by King James II to make the universities into Catholic institutions Newton was then elected Member of Parliament for the University of Cambridge to the Convention Parliament of 1689 and was elected again in 1701-1702 But in 1696 he moved to London as Warden of the Royal Mint He got promoted to Master of the Mint in 1699 a job he stayed in till he died He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1671 and in 1703 he became President and every year he kept being elected for the rest of his life His major work Opticks appeared the next year he was knighted in Cambridge in 1705 Newtonian science became accepted all over the continent and especially after a general peace was called for in 1714 after the War of the Spanish Succession Newton became the best natural philosopher in Europe His dying years were spent in revising his major works refining his studies of ancient history and defending himself against critics Also carrying out his official duties Newton was modest shy and a man of simple tastes He was angered
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