Albert Einstein

1879 - 1955

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein ( EYEN-styne; German: [ˈalbɛʁt ˈʔaɪnʃtaɪn] (listen); 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Einstein has received more than 38,504,514 page views. His biography is available in 205 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Albert Einstein ranks 2 out of 659Before him are Isaac Newton. After him are Marie Curie, Stephen Hawking, Michael Faraday, Alessandro Volta, Niels Bohr, Max Planck, James Clerk Maxwell, André-Marie Ampère, Pierre Curie, and Ernest Rutherford.

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Among people born in 1879, Albert Einstein ranks 1After him are Joseph Stalin, Leon Trotsky, Paul Klee, Kazimir Malevich, Franz von Papen, Otto Hahn, Emiliano Zapata, Emperor Taishō, Max von Laue, Owen Willans Richardson, and Francis Picabia. Among people deceased in 1955, Albert Einstein ranks 1After him are Thomas Mann, Alexander Fleming, James Dean, Dale Carnegie, José Ortega y Gasset, Fernand Léger, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Arthur Honegger, António Egas Moniz, Helmuth Weidling, and Charlie Parker.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Albert Einstein ranks 2 out of 3,763Before him are Ludwig van Beethoven (1770). After him are Johann Sebastian Bach (1685), Martin Luther (1483), Karl Marx (1818), Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749), Johannes Gutenberg (1394), Friedrich Nietzsche (1844), Otto von Bismarck (1815), Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777), Johannes Kepler (1571), and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Albert Einstein ranks 1After him are Max Planck (1858), Werner Heisenberg (1901), Georg Ohm (1789), Heinrich Hertz (1857), Wilhelm Röntgen (1845), Hermann von Helmholtz (1821), Otto von Guericke (1602), Gustav Ludwig Hertz (1887), Johannes Stark (1874), Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804), and Max von Laue (1879).

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