Albert Einstein, a renowned scientist, physicist, and genius, was born in Ulm, Germany. The Einstein family moved to Munich in 1880, where he began studying at a Catholic public school. In 1894, while his family moved to Milan, he remained in Munich to complete his education.
In the following year, Albert left school early to look for his relatives in Italy. In 1895, he enrolled at a high school in Aarau, Switzerland. The next year, while attending the Zurich technical institute, he met Mileva Maric, who would later become his wife. Albert applied for Swiss citizenship in 1899 and was approved in 1901. In 1902, several significant events took place: he moved to Bern to teach mathematics, his father died, and his first daughter was born.
In 1909, Albert received an honorary doctorate from the University of Geneva. In 1911, he became a full professor at the University of Prague. By 1914, the Einstein family had moved to Berlin before World War I started. In 1918, Albert went to Zurich to join his family who had already settled there before WWI.
After divorcing Mileva in February, Albert went on to experience several significant events over the next two decades. He remarried and made multiple visits to the US. It was during one of these visits that he received a research fellowship at Oxford University. Additionally, he achieved the esteemed position of professor at Princeton. Regrettably, in 1936, his second wife Elsa passed away. Following this tragedy, three years later World War II commenced, prompting Einstein to move to America. Ultimately, in 1940, he obtained US citizenship successfully.
After eight years, Einstein’s doctor found an aortic aneurysm in his abdomen and cautioned him about the potential danger of rupture. Despite being offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, he declined the position. On April 18, 1955, Einstein peacefully passed away in his sleep without undergoing surgery for his ruptured aneurysm.