Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany on March 14,1879. He grew up in a middle-class Jewish family. His father was an engineer and a salesman, while his mother was a housewife.
One of Einstein's masterworks is the theory of relativity, which was completed in November 1915. In 1921, he received a Nobel Prize for Physics. He passed away on April 18, 1955, after refusing surgical intervention for an abdominal aortic aneurysm. During the autopsy, Thomas Stoltz removed the brain without permission from Einstein's family. Stoltz preserved the brain to be studied by doctors of neuroscience, and it's still being kept at the Princeton University Medical Center as of 2014.Learn More
Albert Einstein had three children with Mileva Maric. Their first child, a daughter named Lieserl, was born out of wedlock in 1902 and given up for adoption. Einstein and Maric married in 1903. Their marriage produced two sons: Eduard, born in 1910, and Hans Albert in 1914.Full Answer >
Albert Einstein lived in a number of places throughout his life, including Germany from 1879 to 1894, Italy from 1894 to 1895 and Switzerland from 1896 to 1911 before going back to Switzerland until 1914 and then to America from 1933 until he died. Though born in Germany, Einstein was a Swiss citizen for a number of years before going back to Germany and taking back up his original citizenship from 1914 to 1933. He renounced his German citizenship in 1933 due to political reasons.Full Answer >
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879, and died 76 years later, on April 18, 1955. He is best remembered for his groundbreaking work on the general theory of relativity and the famous equation E = mc2.Full Answer >
Albert Einstein was born in Germany in 1879 to Jewish parents. Einstein attended a public German school, and he was also taught Judaism and given violin lessons at his home.Full Answer >