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.
Lieserl is believed to have died at the tender age of 21 months. Eduard was diagnosed schizophrenic and admitted to a mental hospital in Zurich, Switzerland at the age of 38. Hans Albert studied at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and became a hydraulic engineer.
Einstein's second marriage was to his first cousin Elsa Einstein-Lowenthal. He was stepfather to her two daughters, Ilse and Margot.Learn More
According to About.com, Albert Einstein started out working as a technical assistant examiner at the Swiss Patent Office in 1902. After his received his doctorate in 1905 and had several articles published, he began to rise as the scientist he is known as today. Starting in 1909, he accepted teaching positions at the University of Zurich, University of Prague and later the University of Berlin.Full Answer >
Albert Einstein was the son of Hermann and Pauline Einstein, a secular, middle-class Jewish couple. Albert was born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany, a small town less than 100 miles from Munich.Full Answer >
Albert Einstein's childhood was normal for the most part; however, he learned to speak at a late age. The young scientist needed a private tutor at age 5 so he could be prepared to enter school. The boy grew up in a middle class, secular Jewish family in Germany.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 >