Albert Einstein

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Einstein's official 1921 portrait made after receiving the Nobel Prize in Physics.
Born March 14, 1879(1879-03-14)
Ulm, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire
Died April 18, 1955(1955-04-18) (aged 76)
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Albert Einstein in fuzzy slippers.jpg

Albert Einstein (1879–1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity.


(in German unless noted otherwise)


  • Aether und Relativitaetstheorie, Berlin: Julius Springer, 1920. (German)
  • Geometrie und Erfahrung, Berlin: Springer, 1921. (German)
  • About Zionism. Speeches and Letters, MacMillan, 1931. (English)
  • On the Method of Theoretical Psysics, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1933. (English)
  • Mein Welbild, Amsterdam: Querido, 1934. (German)
  • Comment je vois le monde, trans. Colonel Cros, Paris: Flammarion, 1934. (French)
  • Out of My Later Years, New York: Philosophical Library, 1950. (English)
    • Aus meinen spater Jahren, Stuttgard: Deutsche Verlag-Anstalt, 1984. (German)
  • Investigations on the Theory of the Brownian Movement, Dover publications, 1956. (English)
  • with Leopold Infeld, Evolution of Physics, Touchstone, 1967. (English)
  • Ausgewählte Texte, ed. Hans Christian Meiser, 1986. (German)
  • Grundzüge der Relativitätstheorie/ Meaning of relativity, Berlin: Springer, 2002, 2009. (German)
  • A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion: The Essential Scientific Works of Albert Einstein, ed. Stephen Hawking, Running Press, 2009. (English)
  • The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, 14 vols., Princeton University Press, 1987-2015. [1] (English)
  • The Meaning of Relativity: Including the Relativistic Theory of the Non-Symmetric Field, intro. Brian Greene, Princeton University Press, 2014. [2] (English)
  • The Born Einstein Letters, trans. Irene Born, Macmillan Press, 1971, IA. (English)
Translations into Romanian




  • Barry Parker, Einstein's Dream: The Search For A Unified Theory Of The Universe, 2001. [3]
  • Abraham Pais, Subtle is the Lord: The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein, Oxford University Press, 2005.