Albert Einstein published many groundbreaking scientific theories during his career, including the special and general theories of relativity.
- In 1921 he received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his services to Theoretical Physics and for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect
- After Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party rose to power in Germany in 1933, Einstein emigrated to the United States to take up a position at the Institute for Advance Study in New Jersey. He remained a faculty member there until his death in 1955
- Born Albert Einstein on 14th March 1879 in Ulm, Germany