

Albert Einstein
1879  1955
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Einstein contributed more than any other scientist to the modern vision of physical reality. His special and general theories of relativity are still regarded as the most satisfactory model of the largescale universe that we have.

Full MacTutor biography
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List of References (365 books/articles)
Some Quotations (54)
A Poster of Albert Einstein
Mathematicians born in the same country
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 Additional Material in MacTutor
 A meeting with Einstein
 Ether and Relativity
 Geometry and Experience
 Obituary: The Times

Other Web sites 
 Encyclopaedia Britannica
 Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
 Princeton University Press
 American Institute of Physics
 Frankfurt (Einstein pictures)
  Albert Einstein Online
 Kevin Brown (Conquering the perihelion)
 Nobel prizes site (A biography of Einstein and his Nobel prize presentation speech)
 Mathematical Genealogy Project


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