Top 10 Interesting Facts About Albert Einstein

Here are some interesting facts you might not know about Albert Einstein:

Albert Einstein was born in 1879

1.He had published his theory of special relativity in 1905 but took another ten years working out the mathematics of general relativity.

2.Special relativity is based essentially on the constant speed of light; general relativity is based on the curvature of space-time.

3.Born in the kingdom of Wu?rttemburg in the German empire in 1879, Einstein became stateless, then Swiss, Austrian, German and American.

4.At the age of 16, he failed the entrance exam to the Swiss Federal Polytechnic in Zurich.

5.His first wife Mileva Maric gave birth to their illegitimate daughter Lieserl in 1902, a year before they married. What became of Lieserl is unknown.


Einstein was a keen violin player

6.Einstein in his 70s tried to cheer up a depressed pet parrot by telling it jokes.7.He played the violin, enjoyed sailing, could not swim and rarely wore socks.


8.After Einstein died in 1955, his brain was stolen by a pathologist who kept it for more than 40 years.

9.“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination,” (Albert Einstein).
10.Albert Einstein is an anagram of Ten elite brains.

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