10 interesting facts about Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein, the kid with abnormally large head who was unable to talk until he was four, later became world’s most remarkable Physicist. Later he won a Nobel Prize for his work and also named as Man of the Century by Time magazine but amazingly he was not that good at studies. His results were always poor and he once failed his university entrance exam. He was short of memory and mostly used to forget his tasks.

This post is dedicated to Albert Einstein and we’ll try to list 10 cool and interesting facts about him.

  • As he didn’t talk until he was four, his parents were worried about him. But once while they were on the supper table, he broke his four year silence and said “”The soup is too hot.”
  • He never loved hair cuts and wearing socks while sailing and violin were his passions. He named his violin Lina.
  • After Einstein’s death, his brain was removed from his head without bringing in his family’s knowledge. This immoral act was done by Dr. Thomas Harvey who wanted to conduct a search on his brain. He was later permitted by Einstein’s son Hans Einstein.
  • He had a very bad memory and he could not remember dates and phone numbers, in fact he even didn’t knew what his own phone number was.
  • Once his mathematics professor called him a lazy dog because he could not find Einstein’s interest in studies.
  • He was inspired by a compass which was gifted to him by his father while he was sick at age of 5. It was the start of his interest in science.
  • In 1952, he was offered the presidency of Israel but he politely refused the offer.
  • Almost all of his work is remarkable, but he got unimaginable fame when his paper on mass-energy equivalence was published.
  • He used to charge people for his autographed and donate all this money to charity.
  • In 1951, while leaving a party with his friends, he was rushed by a photographer who asked him to smile for a photograph. But Einstein who was already tired, just stuck his tongue out instead of a smile. The photographer luckily captured this memorable moment.

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22 Responses to 10 interesting facts about Albert Einstein

  1. Palak Mehta February 17, 2013 at 5:50 am #

    Really inspirational and confidence giving facts about great personality relating Science…….

    • Bay bay August 26, 2013 at 9:48 pm #

      He first spoke when he was five, but he still had trouble speaking up to nine years of age.

  2. Jay March 27, 2013 at 2:09 pm #

    This is a nice little bit of information.

  3. LO! March 29, 2013 at 8:18 pm #


  4. sarita April 1, 2013 at 1:48 pm #

    who every wrote this dont know what they talking about, because albert einstein couldnt talk until he was nine not five,………. HAHAHAHAHAHA…………

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    • admin April 3, 2013 at 3:55 pm #

      @Sarita, please give source of this information so we could update it.


    • chardin April 22, 2013 at 4:25 am #

      He first spoke when he was five, but he still had trouble speaking up to nine years of age.

    • Me October 20, 2013 at 6:19 pm #

      He did speak but not in formed sentences. It was when he was 9 that he finally did which went something like, “This soup is too hot”. His shocked parents replied, “Why have you never spoken a full sentence until now? To which he replied, “because everything was fine until now”.

  5. Sarita April 4, 2013 at 1:17 pm #

    @Admin i did give you some source he was nine not five

    • admin April 4, 2013 at 5:23 pm #


  6. Nelson April 17, 2013 at 12:14 am #

    It is a myth that einstien was bad at math I read an article that said a newspaper said he was bad and when he heard this he was shocked and said he knew some math term that I can’t even remeber by the time he was 15 also he was 5 or 4 when he started talking not 9

  7. sani April 17, 2013 at 6:26 am #


  8. Lars May 12, 2013 at 3:59 pm #

    Amazing facts very interesting for my project I’m working on thanks! O did you know that Albert Einstein never were socks.

    greetings Lars

  9. Yathish... May 13, 2013 at 7:02 pm #

    He is just awesome.. \m/

  10. Enix May 15, 2013 at 9:24 pm #

    If he sucked at math then how did he develop E=MC2?

    • cole June 4, 2013 at 3:44 pm #

      he didn’t.henery poincare did

  11. Ernest May 22, 2013 at 6:16 am #

    Dude,Einstein excelled in maths.Apart from maths he wasn’t good in any of the subjects..

  12. Joseph May 22, 2013 at 9:06 am #

    @Nelson: I too have read this article. The “math terms” were differential and integral calculus. He had mastered both by 15.

  13. sanjay May 22, 2013 at 10:02 am #

    it’s good to read………

  14. M Haroon Malik May 26, 2013 at 3:53 pm #

    Inspirin’ <3

  15. HT November 1, 2013 at 6:41 pm #

    You do know that the “soup is too hot” joke is older than Einstein, right? Unless he was really committed to be a comedian at a young age I’m going to say it’s a myth.

  16. Smitty the Wonder Chimp December 6, 2013 at 6:44 pm #

    good job admin

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