Albert Einstein Facts

Albert Einstein Facts

Albert Einstein

Date of Birth
March 14, 1879

Date of Death
April 18, 1955

Place of Birth
Ulm, in Wurteemberg, Germany

Birth Family
Hermann and Pauline Einstein

Mileva Maric; later married Elsa Lowenthal

daughter Lieserl
sons Hans Albert Einstein and Eduard
stepdaughters Margot and Ilse (from his second marriage)

Attended a Catholic elementary school
Secondary school – Swiss Federal Polytechnic School
In 1905 obtained doctorate degree

Theoretical physicist

Reason for Fame
considered greatest physicist ever

Additional Information
Throughout his life, Einstein published hundreds of books and articles. Most were about physics.
In 1922, Einstein was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics.