The family move to Munich
His sister Maja (Maria) is born
The Compass - When he was only five years old his father showed Albert a pocket compass and he was fascinated by the thought that something unseen was moving the needle
The Einstein family did not observe Jewish religious practices and Albert attended a Catholic elementary school
Albert Einstein is introduced to a family friend called Max Talmud who introduced the boy to books on science and mathematics. Albert starts his quest for facts and information available about the sciences. He attends the Luitpold-Gymnasium in Munich for the next six years
Due to financial reasons the Einstein family move from Munich to Pavia, Italy. Albert is left in Munich to finish his studies but soon decides to follow the family to Italy
He is sent to the Swiss town of Aarau to finish high school. 1896
Albert graduates from high school at the age of 17 and enrols at the ETH (the Federal Polytechnic) in Zurich. He renounces his German citizenship
Albert meets and falls in love with Mileva Maric, a Hungarian classmate at the ETH 1900
Einstein graduates in 1900 from ETH with a degree in physics 1901
February 21: Albert Einstein acquires Swiss citizenship. He completes his first scientific paper on the capillary forces of a straw. Mileva becomes pregnant and moves to live with her parents in to Hungary to give birth to their baby. Albert moves to Bern.
Einstein and Mileva have a daughter called Lieserl Einstein who is later given up for adoption. Albert takes a job at the Swiss Patent Office
January 6, 1903: Einstein marries Mileva
May 14, 1904: Albert and Mileva's first son, Hans Albert Einstein, was born in Berne, Switzerland. 1905
His Special Theory of Relativity is born and he applies his theory to mass and energy and formulates the famous equation e=mc2. Einstein has four papers published in the Annalen der Physik, the leading German...
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