Louis Pasteur was born on 27th December 1822 in Dole, France. He was famous for his work on disease causes and their prevention. His discoveries led to an understanding of microbes and diseases that has helped to save millions of lives.
Isaac Newton was born 25th December 1642. He is best known for 'discovering' gravity, but he worked on so many different topics that our understanding of the world was changed forever by his work.
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