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Authorised form of nameEinstein; Albert (1879 - 1955)
SurnameEinstein
ForenamesAlbert
Dates1879 - 1955
Dates and placesBirth:
Ulm, Germany (14 March 1879)
Death:
Princeton, New Jersey, USA (18 April 1955)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics
Career:
Urged US President F D Roosevelt to establish an atomic research project (1939)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
5/05/1921
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1925; Nobel Prize (Physics) 1921
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1955 vol 1 pp 37-67, plate, by Edmund Whittaker
References:
John N Murrell, FRS, and Nicole Grobert, 'The centenary of Einstein's first scientific paper' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 89-94
H C Bolton and Alan Roberts, 'On the Comparison of Literary and Scientific Styles: the Letters and Articles of Max Born, FRS' in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 295-302
Janos Plesch and Peter H Plesch, 'Some Reminiscences of Albert Einstein' in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 303-328, plate
Sir Hermann Bondi, 'Einstein Illuminated', review of Roger Highfield and Paul Carter, The Private Lives of Albert Einstein in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 313-316, plate
Michael Redhead, 'Unveiling the Atom', review of Abraham Pais, Niels Bohr's Times, in Physics, Philosophy and Polity in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 152-154
S Chandrasekhar, 'Verifying the Theory of Relativity' in NR 1975-6 vol 30 pp 249-260
G V R Born, FRS, 'The wide-ranging family history of Max Born' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 219-262
A Warwick, 'Righting the history of electrodynamics. Electrodynamics from Ampere to Einstein, by O Darrigol' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 253-254
B Pippard, 'A paragon of physics. <i>The man who changed everything - the life of James Clerk Maxwell</i> by Basil Mahon' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 103-104
J S Rowlinson, 'Einstein: the Classical Physicist' in NR 2005 vol 59 pp 255-272
Abraham Paris 'Subtle is the Lord': The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein' (OUP) 1982
R Highfield and P Carter 'The Private Lives of Albert Einstein ' 1994
Dennis Overbye 'Einstein in Love' 2000
Joanna McManus, 'Einstein in Britain: a Portrait' in NR 2014, vol 68, no3, pp 311-315
I Clarke 'How to manage a revolution: Isaac Newton in the early twentieth century' in NR 2014, vol 68, no 4, pp 323-338
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/75121530 Close Section Preferred Forms
Royal Society codeNA8213
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1921/03Einstein, Albert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
P/0176Portrait of Einstein, Albert1942
IM/001269Einstein, Albertnd
M/248Einstein, Albert
MM/16/107"Zu Isaak Newtons 200 Todestage", by Albert Einstein
IM/001273Einstein, Albert1999
IM/001270Einstein, Albertnd
IM/001271Einstein, Albertnd
P/0243Portrait of Einstein, Albert1933
MM/24/10Letter from Albert Einstein to Esther Polianowsky [Salaman]11 December 1924
MM/24/11Letter from Albert Einstein, Haberlandstrasse 5, Berlin, to Mr [Myer] and Mrs [Esther Polianowsky] Salaman10 May 1928
NLB/57/489Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to HG Turner Esq14 November 1919
NLB/60/652Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to G. B. Jeffery Esquire; 365 Pinner Road, Harrow10 March 1921
NLB/57/527Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society, OM25 November 1919
NLB/57/657Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frank [Watson] Dyson, FRS, Astronomer Royal7 January 1920
NLB/57/717Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Editor of the Daily Telegraph28 January 1920
NLB/57/658Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Joseph Larmor, FRS, MP7 January [1920]
NLB/57/733Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor JW [John William] Nicholson, FRS30 January 1920
M/270UNESCO Albert Einstein medal1979
NLB/68/621Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Arthur Stanley] Eddington, FRS24 September 1925
NLB/68/816Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Albert] Einstein, ForMemRS5 November 1925
NLB/68/821Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Albert Einstein, ForMemRS5 November 1925
NLB/68/920Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the First Secretary of the German Embassy; 9 Carlton House Terrace, S.W.1.1 December 1925
P/0036Portrait of Einstein, Albert
IM/001268Einstein, Albertnd
NLB/61/89Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Arthur Schuster, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society7 May 1921
NLB/57/659Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor A [Alfred] Fowler, FRS7 January [1920]
NLB/57/538Copy letter from Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to His Excellency, Sr Administrator, Isle of Principe, West Africa [São Tomé]24 November 1919
NLB/57/655Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor HF [Hugh Frank] Newall, FRS7 January 1920
IM/001267Einstein, Albertnd
IM/001272Einstein, Albertnd
NLB/57/475Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frank [Watson] Dyson, FRS13 November 1919
NLB/57/541Copy letter from Sir Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to his Excellency, the Brazilian Ambassador [Fontoura Xavier]29 November 1919
NLB/68/812Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the Royal Mint5 November 1925
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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