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Age76 (age at death)
Birthday 14 March, 1879
Birthplace Ulm, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Died 18 April, 1955
Place of Death Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality Swiss
Occupation Physicist
Claim to Fame Theory of relativity
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Albert Einstein ( EYEN-styne; 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 , which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.

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