Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein was born March 14 1879 in Ulm Germany, as the first child of his parents Hermann and Pauline Einstein. Albert's abilities became apparent early in his life. Albert never liked the School system as it was, he found it intimidating and boring, and showed little scholastic ability. It was his uncles Jacob Einstein and Caesar Koch that stimulated his fascination in Mathematics and science, so that at the age of twelve he devoted himself to learning.

Having the wish to continue his education he applied at Zurich's Swiss Federal Polytechnic to become a teacher. Failing the entrance exams he had to attend a technical School. Albert Einstein returned to the Zurich Polytechnic, after attending secondary school at Arau and graduated there in the spring of 1900 as a secondary school teacher of mathematics and physics. Having now a certain economic security he married Mileva Maric, his university girlfriend three years later.

Einstein became father in 1904 when his wife gave birth to his son Hans Albert.

In the Year 1905 Albert Einstein published four more important papers his first "A new Determination of Molecular Dimensions" and then " On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies" which by now is better known as the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein soon left the patent office and returned to teach, when in 1910 his second son, Eduart was born. In the same year Mileva, who did not like Berlin, vacationed in Switzerland but were hindered by the eruption of World War I to return to Berlin. In 1916 while in Berlin, he finished his general theory of relativity.

Einstein was not only interested in Physics, but had also several other interests such as Zionism (The quest for a Jewish state in it's original homeland, Palestine) and World peace. In 1933...