The Magnificent Mind of Albert Einstein By tatumkyle Mar 14, 1879 Albert Einstein is born Born in Ulm, Wurttemberg, Germany Period: Mar 14, 1879 to Apr 18, 1955 Einstein's Life From Albert's birth to death May 1, 1896 Graduates High School at age 17 Albert graduates from high school at age 17 May 1, 1900 Earns a degree in Physics Albert attends a secondary school in Zurich and earns a degree in Physics. During this time he also acquires Swiss citizenship. Jan 1, 1905 The Theory of Relativity is Born Einstein applies his theory to mass and energy, formulating the famous equation E=Mc2 Aug 1, 1908 Associate Professor at University of Bern Albert becomes an associate professor of Physics at the University of Bern. Jan 1, 1911 Einstein predicts the bending of light. Also he is appointed Professor of theoretical physics at the German University of Prague. Jan 1, 1915 Completes the General Theory of Relativity Einstein's theory confirms that the mass of the sun is responsible for the gravatational pull on the earth. It also implies that the sun's mass can alter the shape of space in time. Jan 1, 1916 General Theory of Relativity is Published Jan 1, 1919 A solar eclipse proves Einstein's Theory The solar eclipse provided information supporting light's capability of bending due to mass, as in the case with the sun. May 1, 1922 Albert Einstein wins the Nobel Prize in Physics May 1, 1927 Quantum Mechanics He begins to develop the foundation of quantum mechanics with Niels Bohr. Jan 1, 1934 The World As I See It published Apr 18, 1955 Princeton Hospital Albert Einstein suffers internal bleeding leading to his death.