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Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Germany. Einstein developed the the general theory of relativity, and in 1921 he won the Nobel Prize in Physics. Einstein was visiting the United States in 1933 when Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany, so the famous scientist decided not to return to his birth country, becoming an American citizen in 1940.

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