Albert Einstein had an IQ of 160. This is the same IQ level as Stephen Hawking. Einstein was born in Germany on March 14, 1879.Know More
Even as a child Albert Einstein was interested in science. He was also a great music lover and played the violin and piano. He taught himself geometry when he was 12. He found school life difficult because of the strict discipline and left when he failed an exam at the age of 16. He became a Swiss citizen in 1901 and married Mileva Maritsch that same year. He worked in a patent office in Bern from 1902 until 1909. It was during this period that he obtained his Doctorate degree and published four research papers, including one on the topic of the Special Theory of Relativity, which featured the well known equation "e=mc2."
In 1909 Einstein began working as Professor Extraordinary in Zurich. In 1914 he became a German citizen again and worked at the University of Berlin. He married his second wife, who was also his cousin, in 1919. In 1921 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. He moved to America in 1933 and took the position of Professor of Theoretical Physics at Princeton. After he retired he carried on enjoying physics until he died on April 18, 1955.Learn More
Albert Einstein was not buried; he was cremated, and the location of his ashes is unknown. Einstein died in 1955 at a New Jersey hospital at the age of 76. The cause was internal bleeding, stemming from a burst aneurysm.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 declined an offer to become the president of Israel. The first president of Israel, Chaim Weizmann, made the offer in 1952. Einstein stated that the offer was deeply moving to him but stated that he lacked the necessary experience and skills.Full Answer >
While in America, Einstein lived mostly in Princeton, New Jersey, where he worked for the Institute of Advanced Study. Earlier in his life, Einstein spent a few months in Pasadena, California, but then returned to Europe only to come back to the U.S.Full Answer >