Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany. His parents were Hermann and Pauline Einstein
Albert graduates from high school at the age of 17 and enrols at the ETH (the Federal Polytechnic) in Zurich. He renounces his German citizenship
Einstein graduates in 1900 from ETH with a degree in physics
Albert Einstein completes his first scientific paper on the capillary forces of a straw.
Albert's Special Theory of Relativity is born and he applies his theory to mass and energy and formulates the famous equation e=mc2. Einstein has four papers published in the Annalen der Physik, the leading German physics journal. 1905 is known as Einstein's "Wonderful Year".
Einstein begins applying the laws of gravity to his Special Theory of Relativity.
Einstein predicts bending of light. He is appointed Professor of theoretical physics at the German University of Prague
WW1 begins and Einstein signs anti-war "Manifesto to Europeans"
Einstein completes the General Theory of Relativity.
Albert Einstein is awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for 1921
He begins to develop the foundation of quantum mechanics with Niels Bohr.
Adolf Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany, Albert Einstein becomes fearful of Adolf's plans. He leaves Germany and emigrates to the U.S.A
World War 2 starts and Albert Einstein warns President Roosevelt that Germany might build an atomic bomb. He then recommends nuclear research
WW2 ends with the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
At the end of WWII, the country of Israel is created and Albert Einstein is offered the presidency.
Albert Einstein experienced internal bleeding, he died in Princeton Hospital at the age of 76