Einstein was born in 1879 in Ulm, Germany
The Einstein family moves to Munich
Pupil at catholic elementary school in Munich, private lessons in Judaism at home
Pupil at Luitpol-Gymnasium, Munich, religious instruction at school (until 1892)
Parents move to Milan. Six months later, Einstein leaves Gymnasium without completing his schooling and joins his family in Pavia Italy
Pupil at cantonal school in Aarau, Switzerland
Renounces his German citizenship
Student at the Polytechnic (later the federal institute of Technology), Zurich
Completes his first scientific paper, temporary teaching position at school in Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Acquires Swiss citizenship
daughter lieserl born to Mileva Maric in 'Novi Sad Austro-Hungarian Empire" Appointed as technical expert third class at the Swiss Patent Office in Bern
Marriage to Mileva Maric in Bern. Founds 'Akademie Olympia" with Conrad Habicht and Maurice Solovine. Daughter Lieserl probably put up for adoption
Son Hans Albert born in Bern
The annus mirabilis: completes papers on light quanta, Brownian motion, and special theory of relativity. Receives Ph.D. from Zurich University.
Promoted to technical expert second class at the Swiss Patent Office
Discovers the principle of equivalence
Appointed lecturer at Bern University
Resigns from Patent Office Appointed Associate Professor of theoretical physics at Zurich University
Second son Eduard born in Bern
Predicts bending of light
Professor of theoretical physics at German University of Prague
Professor of theoretical Physics at the Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
Appointed Professor ast University of Berlin (without teaching obligations) and Member of Prussian Academy of Sciences. Separates from his wife, Mileva Maric-she returns to Zurich with the two sons. Signs anti-war "Manifesto to Europeans" and joins pacifist "New fatherland League"
Completes logical structure of the general theory of relativity
Publication of the general theory of relativity
Writes first paper on cosmology. Appointed director of kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics in Berlin
Suffers from a liver ailment a stomach ulcer, jaundice and general weakness. Cousin Elsa Einstein loewenthal takes care of him.
Supports the new Weimar Republic in Germany
Divorces Milena Maric: Bending of light observed during solar eclipse in west Africa and Brazil. First discussions on Zionism with Kurt Blumenfeld. Marries his cousin Elsa. Announcement at joint meeting of Royal Society that Einstein's theories have been confirmed by eclipse observations. sensational headlines in The Times and The New York Times. Einstein becomes a world figure
Mass meeting against the general theory of relativity in Berlin
Appointed Special visiting professor at Leiden University
First visit to U.S. with Chaim Weizmann: fund-raising tour for The Hebrew University. Lectures at Princeton University on the theory of relativity.
Completes first paper on unified field theory. Visit to Paris contributes to normalization of french-German relations. Joins committee on Intellectual Cooperation of the League of Nations Lectures tours in Japan and China. Awarded Nobel Prize for Physics for 1921.
Visit to Palestine: holds inaugural scientific lecture at future site of the Hebrew university in Jerusalem, named first honorary citizen of Tel Aviv. Visit to Spain. Lecture in acknowledgment of noble Prize in Goteborg, Sweden. Edits first collection of scientific papers of The Hebrew University
The "Einstein-Institute" in Potsdam, Germany, housed in the "Einstein-Tower" starts its activities.
Trip to South America: Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. signs manifesto against obligatory military service. Joins Board of Governors and Academic Council of The Hebrew University.
Begins intense debate with Niels Bohr on the foundations of quantum mechanics
Suffers temporary physical collapse- enlargement of the heart is diagnosed
Intensive activity on behalf of pacifism
Three trips to U.S.: stays mainly at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, during winter semesters
Supports conservation of the Weimar Republic. Public correspondence with Sigmund Freud on the nature of war. Appointed Professor at the Institute for Advance Study, Princeton. Plans to divide his time between Berlin and Princeton. Leaves Germany for the last time
Declares that he will not return to Germany. Resigns from Prussian Academy of Sciences. Spends spring and summer in Belgium and Oxford. Emigrates to U.S. in September Why War? Published.
Collection of essays The World As I see It published. The Einstein- Podolsky- Rosen paradox published.
Elsa Einstein dies.
Publication of the Evolution of Physics
Signs famous letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt recommending U.S. research on nuclear weapons
Acquired U.S. Citizenship[
Works as consultant with the Research and development Division of the U.S. Navy Bureau of ordnance, section ammunition and explosives handwritten copy of his 1905 paper on special relativity auctioned for 6 million dollars in Kansas city, as a contribution to the American war effort
Shattered by the extent of the holocaust of European Jewry. Shocked by the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Becomes chairman of the Emergency Committee for Atomic Scientist. Expresses public support for the formation of a world government.
Intense activity on behalf of disarmament and world government
Supports creation of the state of isreal. first wife, mileva maric, dies in Zurich. Intact aneurysm of the abdominal aorta disclosed.
Publication of Autobiographical Notes
Signs Last Will and testament: Otto Nathan and Helen Dukas named co-trustees. The Hebrew University named as the ultimate repository of his personal papers. Collection of essays, Out of My Later Years, published.
Offered presidency of the State of Isreal
Public support for individuals under investigation by the house UN-American Activities Committee
Co-signs the Russell-Einstein Manifesto warning of the nuclear threat. Rupture of the aortic aneurysm Dies April 18 at 1:15 AM in Princeton Hospital at e age of 76. Body cremated and ashes scattered at an undisclosed place.