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Albert Einstein: Pure Genius

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In the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia, there is one unordinary thing. A brain was kept for several years for studies and further research. scientist is finding how the person whom the brain belonged is a genius comparing to other who with his intelligence made the scientific world upside down and laid foundation to most of the important findings today. This is none other than Albert Einstein who was considered the most influential scientist in the 20thcentury. He who inspired a lot of people and supported that every man should be respected. He was one of the greatest and amazing scientists in the world. He experienced a pleasing childhood but faced a difficult education situation and developed a questioning mind during his early years. He successfully dealt with family, professional and religious challenges. He also impacted the scientific world in a number of ways.

Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Württemberg Germany in a middle class Jewish family as the first child of Hermann Einstein, a successful entrepreneur and Pauline Einstein. Both of his parents had a long established family roots in southern Germany. After Einstein’s birth his family moved to Munich where his father along with his Uncle founded Elektrotechnische Fab& Cie, a company for the manufacturing of electrical equipments. Einstein’s sister Maja was born one year after their arrival in Munich He was sent to Catholic school at first and then to Luitpold Gymnasium in Munich.Eventhouht he had a pleasing childhood, He was a poor student and had trouble speaking leading everyone to think him as retarded. He also struggled with Prussian education but at the same time was interest in math and science. Both his parents taught Einstein to be self-relia...

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