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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Trivia

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Albert Einstein almost never wore socks.10

Albert Einstein did not learn to speak until age 3.11

Albert Einstein's first child, a girl named Leiserl, was born out of wedlock in 1902 and put up for adoption by her parents. To this day, historians do not know what became of her.

In 1952, Albert Einstein was offered the chance to serve as President of Israel. "I am deeply moved by the offer from our State of Israel," Einstein wrote in reply, "and at once saddened and ashamed that I cannot accept it."12

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