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.
After making several visits to the United States, Einstein was given a position at Princeton University, and he became a permanent American resident in 1935 and eventually a citizen in 1940. In addition to being an American citizen, Einstein was a citizen of Switzerland.
He was offered the position of president in Israel in 1952; however, due to health reasons, he declined the position. Einstein died in 1955 in Princeton, New Jersey.Learn More
Albert Einstein attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, Switzerland. He enrolled in 1896 at the age of 17 and graduated in 1901. He received a mathematics and physics teaching diploma.Full Answer >
Albert Einstein had a sister named Maria. Nicknamed "Maja," Maria was two years younger than Albert and was born Nov. 18, 1881. Wikipedia lists Maja as Albert Einstein's only childhood friend.Full Answer >
Albert Einstein attended the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, from 1896 through 1900. He received his Ph.D. from Zurich University, Switzerland, in 1905.Full Answer >
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 >