Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist, mathematician, and astronomer best known for the Discovery of Gravity. He was born on 4 January 1643 (New Style) in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, England. Newton made many important scientific discoveries and inventions throughout his life including Discovery of Gravity, Laws of Motion, Calculus and Reflecting Telescope. His theories are considered as the base of modern physics.
The story about Newton that how he got inspired to formulate a theory of gravitation by watching the fall of an apple from a tree is quite popular. He was a revolutionary scientist who changed the way of understanding universe.
At the age of 84, on 31 March 1727 (New Style) he died and was buried with full honors in Westminster Abbey. Today, he is recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time.