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Albert Einstein

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    albert einstein was born march 14 1879
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    Albert Einstein

  • school

    Einsteinattended a Catholic elementary school from the age of five until ten. Although Einstein had early speech difficulties, he was a top student in elementary school
  • Introduced to science

    In 1889, Max Talmud (later changed to Max Talmey) introduced the ten-year old Einstein to key texts in science, mathematics and philosophy
  • Moving

    In 1894, his father's company failed.In search of business, the Einstein family moved to Italya few months later, to Pavia
  • In the spring

    In the spring of 1895 Einstein wrote his first scientific work, "The Investigation of the State of Aether in Magnetic Fields".
  • School and.....love.?

    The Einsteins sent Albert to Aarau, in northern Switzerland to finish secondary school.[7] While lodging with the family of Professor Jost Winteler, he fell in love with the family's daughter, Marie.
  • Graduation

    At age 17, he graduated, and, with his father's approval, renounced his citizenship in the German Kingdom of Württemberg to avoid military service, and in 1896 he enrolled in the four year mathematics and physics teaching diploma program at the Polytechnic in Zurich.
  • Einstein's future wife

    Einstein's future wife, Mileva Marić, also enrolled at the Polytechnic that same year, the only woman among the six students in the mathematics and physics section of the teaching diploma course
  • Awarded

    In 1900 Einstein was awarded the Zurich Polytechnic teaching diploma, but Marić failed the examination
  • Lieserl

    In early 1902, Einstein and Mileva Marić had a daughter they named Lieserl in their correspondence, who was born in Novi Sad where Marić's parents lived. Her full name is not known, and her fate is uncertain after 1903.
  • Einstein and Marić

    Einstein and Marić married in January 1903. In May 1904, the couple's first son, Hans Albert Einstein, was born in Bern, Switzerland. Their second son, Eduard, was born in Zurich in July 1910. In 1914, Einstein moved to Berlin, while his wife remained in Zurich with their sons. Marić and Einstein divorced on 14 February 1919, having lived apart for five years.
  • Patent Office

    In 1903, Einstein's position at the Swiss Patent Office became permanent, although he was passed over for promotion until he "fully mastered machine technology".
  • leading scientist

    By 1908, he was recognized as a l, and he was appointed lecturer at the University of Berne
  • Einstein world famous

    In 1911, he had calculated that, based on his new theory of general relativity, light from another star would be bent by the Sun's gravityInternational media reports of this made Einstein world famous
  • professor

    He became a full professor at Karl-Ferdinand University in Prague in 1911
  • returned to Germany

    In 1914, he returned to Germany after being appointed director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics (1914–1932)[34] and a professor at the Humboldt University of Berlin
  • president

    In 1916, Einstein was appointed president of the German Physical Society (1916–1918).
  • Einstein married Elsa Löwenthal

    Einstein married Elsa Löwenthal (née Einstein) on 2 June 1919, after having had a relationship with her since 1912. She was his first cousin maternally and his second cousin paternally. In 1933, they emigrated permanently to the United States. In 1935, Elsa Einstein was diagnosed with heart and kidney problems and died in December 1936
  • Nobel Prize

    In 1921, Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics He also received the Copley Medal from the Royal Society in 1925
  • law barring Jews

    While visiting American universities in April, 1933, he learned that the new German government had passed a law barring Jews from holding any official positions, including teaching at universities
  • bounty on his head

    Einstein also learned that his name was on a list of assassination targets, with a "$5,000 bounty on his head
  • emigrate to the United States

    emigrate to the United States
    In 1933, Einstein was compelled to emigrate to the United States due to the rise to power of the Nazis under Germany's new chancellor, Adolf Hitler
  • atomic bomb

    In the summer of 1939, a few months before the beginning of World War II, Einstein was persuaded to write a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and warn him that Nazi Germany might be developing an atomic bomb
  • American citizen

    American citizen
    Einstein became an American citizen in 1940. Not long after settling into his career at Princeton,

    As a member of the NAACP at Princeton who campaigned for the civil rights of African Americans, Einstein corresponded with civil rights activist W. E. B. Du Bois, and in 1946 Einstein called racism America's "worst disease"
  • President of Israel

    November 1952, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion offered Einstein the position of President of Israel, a mostly ceremonial post.The offer was presented by Israel's ambassador in Washington, Abba Eban, who explained that the offer "embodies the deepest respect which the Jewish people can repose in any of its sons".However, Einstein declined, and wrote in his response that he was "deeply moved", and "at once saddened and ashamed" that he could not accept it:
  • Dealth age 76

    Dealth age 76
    On April 17, 1955, Albert Einstein experienced internal bleeding caused by the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, which had previously been reinforced surgically by Dr. Rudolph Nissen in 1948.He took the draft of a speech he was preparing for a television appearancehospital, but he did not live long enough to complete it. Einstein refused surgery, saying: "I want to go when I want. It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share, it is time to go. I will do it elegantly.