Sir Isaac Newton

Birth Name:
Isaac Newton
Birth Date:
December 25, 1642
Birth Place:
Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, England
Death Date:
March 28, 1727
Place of Death:
Cranbury Park, Hocombe Road, Hursley, United Kingdom, SO53 5SP
Cause of Death:
Experienced severe pain in his abdomen and blacked out, never regained consciousness, and died the next day
Cemetery Name:
Westminster Abbey
Claim to Fame:
Isaac Newton was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, and theologian, is considered one of the great figures in the history of math and science. His ideas about motion and gravity are fundamental to the science of physics and other fields. He discovered calculus, proposed new theory of light and color, advanced early modern chemistry, and invented the reflecting telescope. His highly influential books include "Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica" (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy) on classical mechanics, "Opticks" on theories of light.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Westminster Abbey

Dean's Yard

London, , SW1




Grave Location:


Grave Location Description

After entering through the Western Door, head straight through the Nave. You will see Sir Isaac Newton’s monument right in front of you, in front of the choir screen.

Grave Location GPS

51.499394, -0.127268



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