Albert Einstein House in Princeton, NJ

dc.creatorBeards, Daniel E.
dc.date.accessioned2024-05-14T16:10:43Z
dc.date.available2024-05-14T16:10:43Z
dc.date.issued2008-01-03
dc.descriptionAlbert Einstein lived at 112 Mercer Street from 1936 until his death in 1955. His theory of relativity made him a world-wide celebrity and in 1921 he received an honorary degree from Princeton University. In 1930 he agreed to spend part of each year at the newly founded Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, an academic center where scholars could pursue their research free from the pressures of teaching. When the Nazis came to power, Einstein was forced to resign his position at the Academy of Sciences in Berlin and chose to settle in Princeton permanently. He assisted over 200 European scholars, scientists, and artists who appealed to him for help in emigrating. His house, originally located on Alexander Street, was moved to its present location c.1875. Today it is a private residence.
dc.format.extent4110 x 2741
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10929/115490
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dc.subjectAlbert Einstein
dc.subjectAlbert Einstein House
dc.subject112 Mercer Street
dc.subjectPrinceton
dc.subjectPrinceton University
dc.subjectU.S. National Register of Historic Places
dc.subjectU.S. National Historic Landmark
dc.subjectU.S. Historic district Contributing property
dc.subjectNew Jersey Register of Historic Places
dc.subjectMercer County
dc.subjectBorough of Princeton
dc.subjectThe Delaware Region
dc.subjectNew Jersey
dc.subjectNJ
dc.subjectJersey
dc.subjectThe Garden State
dc.subjectThe Raritan Valley Region
dc.titleAlbert Einstein House in Princeton, NJ

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