Nobel Prized Physicist Albert Einstein Childhood Photos.

Full Name: Albert Einstein

Nationality: German

Profession: Theoretical Physicist

**Why Famous:** A Jewish born-German, later naturalised as a US citizen, Einstein became the most influential physicist of the 20th century. He developed his special theory of relativity in response to problems he saw with Newtonian mechanics. His mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 has been called the ‘the world’s most famous equation’. Awarded Nobel Prize for Physics 1921. Warned President Roosevelt of the dangers of bombs being developed, later protesting their use as weapons.

Born: 14th March, 1879

Star Sign: Pisces

Birthplace: Ulm, German Empire

Died: 18th April, 1955 (aged 76)

**Historical Events in the Life of Albert Einstein**

1905-09-27 – The physics journal Annalen der Physik publishes Albert Einstein’s paper “Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?”, introducing the equation E=mc².

1906-04-11 – Albert Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity

1908-11-14 – Albert Einstein presents his quantum theory of light

1915-12-16 – Albert Einstein publishes his “General Theory of Relativity”

1916-05-11 – Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity presented

1921-04-02 – Prof Albert Einstein lectures in New York City on his new Theory of Relativity

1922-12-10 – Nobel prizes awarded to Fridtjof Nansen, Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein

1923-07-29 – Albert Einstein speaks on pacifism in Berlin

1930-11-11 – Patent number US1781541 was awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention, the Einstein refrigerator.

1932-12-05 – German physicist Albert Einstein granted a visa to enter America

1933-10-17 – Albert Einstein arrives in US, a refugee from Nazi Germany

1939-10-11 – Albert Einstein informs FDR of possibilities of atomic bomb

1950-02-12 – Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb

1953-03-30 – Albert Einstein announces revised unified field theory

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