Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, in the German Empire’s Kingdom of Württemberg, in March 1879. From humble beginnings and a struggle to find work, he began documenting others’ brilliance at the Swiss Patent Office. From there, he would go on to become one of the most famous scientists and acclaimed geniuses in human history.
Everyone’s heard of the Theory of Relativity and the E = mc2 equation, but few know some of the more obscure and fascinating details of Einstein’s life. From his aversion to socks to the curious fate of his brain after his death, here are just a few bizarre yet totally true facts about him!