In memory … Albert Einstein March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955


Albert Einstein famously said that “politics is more difficult than physics.”

  • Did You Know?: Einstein was asked to be the president of Israel, but he declined: After Chaim Weizmann, Israel’s first president, died in 1952, the country’s prime minister offered the job to Einstein.
  • Did You Know?: Einstein died after refusing surgery, saying, “I want to go when I want. It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share, it is time to go. I will do it elegantly.”
  • EDUCATION: Luitpold Gymnasium, Eidgenössische Polytechnische Schule (Swiss Federal Polytechnic School)
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Ulm, Württemberg, Germany BIRTH DATE: March 14, 1879
  • PLACE OF DEATH: Princeton, New Jersey