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Albert Einstein Characters & Character Analysis

Elma Ehrlich Levinger
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Albert Einstein

He was born in March 1879, in Ulm, Wurttemberg, Germany, and he died in Princeton, New Jersey in April 1955. His mathematical genius was obvious in his youth, but it antagonized his peers and angered his teachers. In 1905, he published a series of papers that changed modern physics. His intellectual contributions then and thereafter earned him the respect of the scientific community and he became a cult hero.

Pauline and Hermann Einstein

These were Einstein's parents. Pauline was a pianist. Hermann's factory produced chemical and electrical supplies. Hermann moved the family from Ulm to Munich, determined that his son should have the best education possible. He moved the family from there to Milan when his business failed. Uncle to Einstein was Hermann's brother Jake.

Maja Einstein

She was Einstein's sister, two years his junior. After he immigrated to the United States, she joined him.

Mileva Maritsch

A brilliant Hungarian...

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