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Albert Einstein

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Birthday
14, 1879
Birthplace
Ulm, Germany
Death Date
Apr 18, 1955 (76)
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Birthday
14, 1879
Birthplace
Ulm, Germany
Death Date
Apr 18, 1955 (76)

About

Iconic genius and legendary theoretical physicist who formulated the Theory of Relativity and the mass-energy equivalence formula. Born in Germany, he came to America when Hitler rose to power. He worked on the Manhattan Project, which developed the atomic bomb.

Before Fame

He failed to find a teaching job for two years, and worked as an assistant examiner for patent applications at the Federal Office for Intellectual Property in Bern.

Trivia

During World War II his name was on a Nazi list of assassination targets, with a $5,000 bounty on his head.

Family Life

He married Mileva Marić in January 1903, and after their divorce on February 14, 1919, married Elsa Lowenthal on June 2, 1919. He had three children named Lieserl (1902), Hans Albert (1904), and Eduard 'Tete' (1910).

Associated With

Together with Bertrand Russell, he signed the Russell-Einstein Manifesto, which argued against the use of nuclear weapons.

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