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albert einstein biography

Updated on November 29, 2009

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was a physicist who was born on March 14, 1879, Ulm, Württemberg, Germany to a middle class jews. His father, Hermann Einstein, was originally a feather-bed salesman and later ran an electrochemical factory with moderate success. His mother, the former Pauline Koch, ran the family household. He had one sister, Maja, born two years after Albert was born. 

When Albert Einstein was young, his parent worried about him being a slow learner since he was slow in learning how to talk and he was so slow that the doctor and the family maid have dubbed him as a dopey one. His teacher label Einstein would never amount to much all because he defiance of  authority and his independent nature. Little does they knew that Albert Einstein must be autistic in nature.

Albert Einstein have been noted for being a visual thinker as far as his theory in relative both special relativity and general relativity. He lead a general relativity in Brazil when he prove that during the solar eclipse, he have proven that the star gravity have bend caused light to bend.

Albert Einstein have came to America as a refugee in 1933 as a result of anti-semitic attutude from Hitler. Just one month before World War Two started, Albert Einstein wrote a letter to President Franklin Roosevelt that Hitler have developed the bomb that used uranium. This letter have caused Roosevelt to developed the atomic bomb against Germany and by the time the United States have tested the bomb in New Mexico in 1945, the war against Germany was over and the United States is still at war against Japan.

Albert Einstein have work in Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey until his death in 1955 at Princeton Hospital.

This two pictures came from the book by Walter Issaacson that is called: Einstein, the life of a genius.

Albert Einstein Head

Came from the website, wikimedia.
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