It was #onthisday in 1633, famous diarist Samuel Pepys was born.
The MP, naval administrator and former president of the Royal Society from 1684 to 1686, most famously authorised the publicaton of Isaac Newton's Principia. The title page bears his name, forever linking him with Newton's masterwork.
Pepys also strengthened links between the Royal Navy and the Royal Society which resulted in...
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