1. Albert Einstein considered himself an agnostic, not an atheist.
  2. Einstein's great breakthroughs came from visual experiments performed in his head rather than the lab.
  3. Einstein was a
    slow learner as a child and spoke very slowly.
  4. The pathologist who made Einstein body's autopsy stole his brain and kept it in a jar for 20 years.
  5. Einstein's
    Nobel Prize money
    went to his ex-wife
    as a divorce settlement.
  6. Einstein was offered
    the presidency of Israel
    which he politely declined.
  7. Einstein Failed his University Entrance Exam and had to reapply a year later.
  8. Einstein never received a Nobel prize for relativity.
    it was actually for the photoelectric effect.
  9. Einstein was famous
    for having a bad memory.
    He could not remember names,
    dates and phone numbers.
  10. Austrian physicist Friedrich Hasenohrl published the basic equation E = mc2 a year before Einstein did.
  11. Albert Einstein's eyes remain in a safe box in NYC.
  12. Yoda, from Star Wars, was modeled after the appearance of Albert Einstein.
  13. Albert Einstein had no car of his own and he also never learned how to drive.
  14. Albert Einstein didn't like to wear socks.
  15. Albert Einstein's brain had a parietal lobe that was 15% larger than the average brain.
  16. Galileo Galilei was Albert Einstein's favorite scientist.
  17. Albert Einstein denounced segregation, calling it a "disease of white people" and worked against racism in America.
  18. Hours before his death, Einstein was still
    attempting to prove his Theory of Everything.
  19. In 1930, Albert Einstein patented a fridge. It was not a commercial success.
  20. The Nazis placed a US$5,000 bounty on Einstein's head.
  21. Albert Einstein was among the 5,000+ people who signed a petition to overturn Germany's ban on Homosexuality.
  22. Some American officials, like FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, thought Albert Einstein was a soviet spy.
  23. Albert Einstein cheated on his wife, belittled her scientific achievements, and refused to help out around the house and made her sign a contract in which she would agree to leave the room or stop talking if he told her to.
  24. Although he was a devoted pacifist, Einstein wrote a letter to President Roosevelt, urging him to prioritize the development of an atomic weapon before Nazi Germany.
  25. Albert Einstein renounced his German citizenship in the German Kingdom of Württemberg to avoid military service in 1896 and became stateless for 5 years. He acquired Swiss citizenship in February 1901, Austrian citizenship in 1911, and American citizenship in 1940.
  26. Einstein, Freud, Henry Kissinger and Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, were all refugees.
  27. When Albert Einstein published his Theory of General Relativity, the New York Times sent their golfing correspondent to interview him.
  28. Albert Einstein famously said that "if the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, man would have only four years to live."
  29. Albert Einstein walked 3 miles a day while Darwin went for three 45-minute walks every day.
  30. Albert Einstein's last words were spoken in German to a nurse who didn't speak German and are lost for ever.
  31. The only woman in Einstein's physics class at Zürich Polytechnic married him.
  32. The record number of people dressed like Einstein in one place is 404.
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