Einstein's Life

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His Life

1879 - 1955

Time in Germany

1880 - 1894

His father's business failed

1894

Time in Italy/Switzerland

1894 - 1911

Time at ETH Zurich

1896 - 1900

He became a Swiss citizen

1901

His marriage to Mileva Maric

1903 - 1914

He wrote his theory 'E=MC².' It contributed to the creation of the nuclear bomb

1905

He wrote four papers

1905

He started to apply the 'Laws of Gravity' to his 'Theory of Relativity'

1907

Time in Germany

1911 - 1912

He became a professor of Theoretical Physics

1912

Time in Switzerland

1912 - 1914

He became a pacifist

1914

Time in Germany

1914 - 1933

He campaigned for peace

1915

He completed his Theory of Relativity

1915

His marriage to Elsa Einstein (his cousin)

1919 - 1936

He supported the new republican government in Germany

1921

He won the Nobel Prize

1922

He helped vulnerable Jews

1933

Time in America

1933 - 1955

He warned Roosevelt of German nuclear bombs

1939

He became an American citizen

1940