Frederick the Great

the third Hohenzollern king, reigning over the Kingdom of Prussia from 1740 until 1786. Frederick's achievements during his reign included his military victories, his reorganization of Prussian armies, his patronage of the Arts and the Enlightenment in Prussia, and his final success against great odds in the Seven Years' War. He became known as Frederick the Great and was nicknamed Der Alte Fritz ("Old Fritz") by the Prussian people.

About Science

As to your Newton, I confess I do not understand his void and his gravity;
I admit he has demonstrated the movement of the heavenly bodies with more exactitude than his forerunners;
but you will admit it is an absurdity to maintain the existence of Nothing.