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Things you didn't know about Albert Einstein

100 years after his famous theory of relativity, Albert Einstein is still considered one of the greatest scientific thinkers of all time. Interesting facts about a special person.

Albert Einstein: a special genius

Albert Einstein only learned to talk when he was four, he failed the entrance examination of the technical college and had a bad memory for data and telephone numbers.

Yet he grew into one of the greatest scientific thinkers of all time, and Einstein embodied the image of the eccentric genius with its colorful character traits.

We have collected some interesting facts about Einstein. Click on the image below for a larger version.

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