Quotes by Albert Einstein

Introducing The Albert Einstein

  • Born: 14 March 1879, Ulm, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire
  • Died: 18 April 1955 (aged 76), Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Citizenship: Kingdom of Württemberg, part of the German Empire (until 1896) - Stateless (1896–1901) - Switzerland (1901–1955) - Austria, part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1911–1912) - Kingdom of Prussia, part of the German Empire (1914–1918) - Free State of Prussia (Weimar Republic, 1918–1933) - United States (1940–1955)
  • Education: ETH Zurich (Dipl., 1900), University of Zurich (PhD, 1905)
  • Children: Lieserl - Hans Albert - Eduard "Tete"
  • Awards:
 
- Barnard Medal (1920)
- Nobel Prize in Physics (1921)
- Matteucci Medal (1921)
- ForMemRS (1921)
- Copley Medal (1925)
- Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society (1926)
- Max Planck Medal (1929)
- Member of the National Academy of Sciences (1942)
- Time Person of the Century (1999)
  • Scientific career
- Fields Physics
- Institutions
- University of Bern (1908–1909)
- University of Zurich (1909–1911)
- Charles University in Prague (1911–1912)
- ETH Zurich (1912–1914)
- Prussian Academy of Sciences (1914–1933)
- Humboldt University of Berlin (1914–1933)
- Kaiser Wilhelm Institute (director, 1917–1933)
- German Physical Society (president, 1916–1918)
- Leiden University (visits, 1920)
- Institute for Advanced Study (1933–1955)
- California Institute of Technology (visits, 1931–1933)
- University of Oxford (visits, 1931–1933)
- Brandeis University (director, 1946–1947)