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Einstein, Albert
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I. Life – II. Work – III. Philosophical, Religious, and Social Approaches

(Mar 14, 1879, Ulm – Apr 18, 1955, Princeton, NJ)

I. Life

Einstein grew up in Munich as the son of an electrical machinery manufacturer. At age 15, when the family moved to Milan, Einstein emigrated to Switzerland and finished his schooling in Aarau. After he graduated from the Swiss Federal Polytechnic Institute, he taught at a school briefly before rece…

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Hefner, Philip, “Einstein, Albert”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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