Robert Hooke

Born on July 28, 1635 and past away March 3, 1703

Robert's Life

Robert was the youngest out of four children. For a large part of his childhood, and whole life, Robert's health was delicate. He spent much of his school time at home. Robert's dad died when Robert was 14. When Robert was 13 he traveled to London to be educated at Westminster school. He learned Greek and Latin languages.

What He Is Known For

Robert is known for inventing the balance spring for pocket watches.

Interesting Facts

  • Robert was not only a scientist but an architect to
  • He was also a very skilled mathematician
  • He found out that all living things are made out of cells