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The death of Isaac Newton

31st March 1727

Isaac Newton died on 31 March 1727. Isaac Newton was accorded a semi-divine status in the 18th and 19th centuries, but he was a person who took credit from others and crushed the reputations of those to whom he owed most. This most brilliant of mathematicians could alas be devious, deceptive, and duplicitous.

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