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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1921
Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein - Facts

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Born: 14 March 1879, Ulm, Germany

Died: 18 April 1955, Princeton, NJ, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut (now Max-Planck-Institut) für Physik, Berlin, Germany

Prize motivation: "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect"

Field: theoretical physics

Albert Einstein received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1922.

Prize share: 1/1

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