Albert Einstein Facts – 100 Curious Facts About Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein fun facts

Einstein published the general theory of relativity in 1915, and he considered it to be his masterwork.

Einstein’s theory of relativity won him universal acclaim and he began touring the world, speaking in front of thousands of crowds in France, Britain, U.S. and Japan.

Einstein divorced his first wife, Mileva Maric in 1919, on a condition that if he ever winds a noble prize, she will receive the entire money that he wins.

Albert Einstein cheated on her first wife, and made her sign a contract in which she was agreed to do all the works of Einstein like cooking for him and serving him.

Einstein then married his cousin, Elsa Lowenthal in 1919.

Einstein was awarded the Noble Prize in Physics in 1921 for his services in Theoretical Physics and most importantly for the discovery of law of the photoelectric effect.

Einstein was awarded Copely Medal in 1925, by the Royal Society of London for his theory of relativity and contributions to quantum theory.

Albert Einstein patented a fridge in 1930, but it was not a commercial success.

In December 1932, Einstein left Germany, when Adolf Hitler became the chancellor of Germany.

Einstein was offered to become the president of Israel in 1952, when its first president died, but he politely refused the offer.