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Where did Sir Isaac Newton live?

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Sir Isaac Newton lived in England. He was born in Lincolnshire and moved around a bit until settling in Cambridge, where he spent the majority of his professional adult life.

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According to the University of Florida's history department, Sir Isaac Newton was born in Woolsthorpe Manor in the hamlet of Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth in Lincolnshire county. He was reared there primarily by his grandmother. At age 12, Newton went to study at the King's School in the market town of Gantham. In his late adolescence, he returned to Woolsthorpe to try his hand at farming. Newton was admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1661, where he earned his M.A. and became a fellow. It was at Cambridge that Newton carried out the bulk of his intellectual work.

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