14th March 1879/ 18th April 1955
He was a German theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity.
He received in 1921 a Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physicsâ€?, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric Effect.
In 1916, he published a paper on the general theory of relativity.
He began similar research; this eventually led to what would become the Manhattan
Einstein published more than 300 scientific papers along with over 150 non-scientific works.
His great intelligence and originality have made the word "Einstein" synonymos with genius.