#11 Overall Influence

Isaac Newton

British physicist and mathematician

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Sir Isaac Newton was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author who is widely recognised as one of the greatest mathematicians and most influential scientists of all time. His book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica , first published in 1687, established classical mechanics. Newton also made seminal contributions to optics, and shares credit with German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz for developing infinitesimal calculus.

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University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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#3 World Rank
Physics
#4 World Rank
Mathematics
#4 World Rank
Chemistry
#30 World Rank
Philosophy
#31 World Rank
Religious Studies