Albert Einstein Biography

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Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein was born in Germany. Einstein is well known throughout the world. He is famous for his theory of relativity. Einstein had a huge influence on the philosophy of science.

Albert Einstein was born March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. Albert was the first child of the Jewish couple Hermann and Pauline Einstein. When Albert was one his family moved to Munich where his father and uncle, Jakob founded an electrical engineering company named Einstein & Cie. Albert became a big brother to his new sister, Maria, nicknamed Maja on November 18, 1881. Albert did not learn to speak until a late age. Albert started receiving a private education to prepare for school in 1884. He learned to play the violin the next year at the
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After that he moved to the capital of Switzerland, Bern. In order to make a living, Einstein gave private lessons in mathematics and physics. During this time, Einstein along with Maurice Solovine and Conrad Habicht founded the “Akademie Olympia” or in English, Olympia Academy. This was a group of friends in Bern, Switzerland that met at Albert Einstein's apartment to discuss philosophy and physics. Einstein wrote that this was beneficial to his career.

In December of 1901, Albert Einstein applied for a position at the Bernese Patent Office. He received the job. Starting on June 23, 1902, Einstein became a technical expert, third class, in the office he worked in. Although he had a considerable workload, Einstein still found time for his further research in theoretical physics.

In January of 1902 the daughter of Einstein and Mileva Marić was born. Mileva was a former student of Einstein’s and the second woman to finish a full program at the Department of Mathematics and Physics. It wasn’t learned until a few years ago that Einstein and Mileva even had a daughter together. It was discovered through Einstein’s private letters. It is believed that the daughter was given up for adoption, but no one knows for sure. On January sixth of the next year, Einstein married Mileva. Mileva’s parents accepted the relationship, but Einstein’s parents despised
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In the years of 1921 through 1923, Albert travelled with others to the US, Britain, France, Japan and Palestine. In 1922 Einstein joined the League of Nations' International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation, though he later left still supporting. In 1928, Einstein was diagnosed with a heart disease due to stress which took him over a year to recover from. Einstein was working on a unified field theory including gravitation and electrodynamics to concern with quantum mechanics from 1920 onwards. During his work he was supported by colleagues including Niels Bohr, Werner Heisenberg, and Wolfgang Pauli among others. However, this theory is used in physics not quantum mechanics
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