Physicist

Albert Einstein

1879 - 1955

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein ( EYEN-styne; German: [ˈalbɛɐ̯t 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, his Wikipedia page in English has received more than 44,065,825 page views. His biography is available in 187 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular Physicist and the 2nd most popular biography from Germany.

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Among Physicists, Albert Einstein ranks 2 out of 518Before him are Isaac Newton (GBR). After him are Stephen Hawking (GBR), Michael Faraday (GBR), Alessandro Volta (ITA), Wilhelm Röntgen (DEU), Robert Hooke (GBR), Niels Bohr (DNK), Max Planck (DEU), Werner Heisenberg (DEU), Alhazen (IRQ), and Evangelista Torricelli (ITA).

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Among people born in 1879, Albert Einstein ranks 1 out of 106After him are Leon Trotsky (UKR), Paul Klee (CHE), Franz von Papen (DEU), Emiliano Zapata (MEX), Emperor Taishō (JPN), Otto Hahn (DEU), Francis Picabia (FRA), An Jung-geun (PRK), Symon Petliura (UKR), Alma Mahler (AUT), and Fritz Haarmann (DEU). Among people deceased in 1955, Albert Einstein ranks 1 out of 80After him are Thomas Mann (CHE), Alexander Fleming (GBR), James Dean (USA), Dale Carnegie (USA), Charlie Parker (USA), Sadako Sasaki (JPN), José Ortega y Gasset (ESP), Fernand Léger (FRA), Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (USA), Arthur Honegger (FRA), and Maurice Utrillo (FRA).

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