The Life Of Albert Einstein

923 Words Dec 2nd, 2015 4 Pages
Bethany McDonald
December 2, 2015
5th Period
The Life of Albert Einstein Albert Einstein, the son of Hermann and Pauline Einstein, was born on March 14, 1879, at Ulm, in Wurttemberg, Germany. Shortly after his birth, his family moved to Munich, where he would begin his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. In 1894, his parents decide to move to Pavia, Italy, but Einstein wanted to finish the school year. He only stayed for six months and then joined his family in Italy. One year later, Einstein took the entrance exam for the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology to try to skip the rest of his high school years, but failed. Due to his failure, his family sends him to Aurau to finish high school. Einstein finishes high school and graduates with the class of 1896. After his graduation, he enrolls at the Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be qualified as a math and physics teacher ("Time Line of Albert Einstein 's Life" and “Albert Einstein – Biographical”). Around this time, he fell in love with the only woman in his physics class, Mileva Maric. The two of them thought about marriage, but Einstein’s family opposed any talk of marriage (“Formative Years”). In 1900, Einstein graduated from the Federal Polytechnic School. Soon after that, he became a Swiss citizen, but was unable to find a teaching position, so he accepted a job offer as a technical assistant in the Swiss Patent Office (“Albert Einstein – Biographical”). Three years later, Einstein and Maric finally get…

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