Albert Einstein is the father of Modern Physics! His name is synonymous with genius all over the world.
Born in 1879 in Germany, Einstein lived until 1955. In 1905 Einstein developed and published his Special Theory of Relativity. His now world famous equation "e=mc2" unlocked mysteries of the Universe theretofore unknown. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921. Einstein immigrated to the United States in 1933. He took up residence in Princeton, New Jersey where he was a Professor of Theoretical Physics at Princeton University. Einstein became a U.S. citizen in 1940.