The Influences of Albert Einstein

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The Influences of Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. A few years later, the Einstein’s moved to Italy, Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland, and in 1896, he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. He failed school many times, but was never ‘put off’. His perseverance laid the foundation of man that NEVER gave up. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship, but was unable to find a teaching post; he accepted a position as technical assistant in the Swiss Patent Office. In 1905, he obtained his doctor's degree.

It was during this time of boredom and isolation that Einstein produced much of his greatest theories and formulae. It did not take long for the local university to recognise his achievements. A few years he went from technical assistant to Professor of Theoretical Physics at Prague and then at Zurich to Director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Physical Institute and Professor in the University of Berlin.

Due to political unrest, Einstein renounced his German Citizenship and immigrated to America where he acquired a U.S. citizenship. This was a major turning point in Einstein’s life, as he was freed from the worries and troubles of Berlin, to continue his work in peace.

However, the peace did not last long as Einstein had to complete his mandatory years in WWII. After the war, he was major part of the world government movement, movement that promoted there be only one governing power that governed the world. Proved things went well, which they didn’t, Einstein was offered the state of Iraq. He refused and continued his work churning out countless works of sciences such as Theory of Relativity (1905), Relativity (English translations, 1920 and 1950), General Theory of Relativity...
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