Lesnicka street – Albert Einstein

LesnickaWhere: This bust is located on Lesnicka street number 7 in Prague 5 . This street is between the Jiraskuv and Palackeho bridges . GPS: 50.073837, 14.408589

What: It is a bust of the famous scientist Albert Einstein. The text below the bust reads “Here lived and worked in 1911-1912 Albert Einstein” The bust was unveiled on the 13th of March 1979.

Who: Albert Einstein (14th of March 1879 – 18th of  April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who is most famous for developing the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Already the author of this Theory,  Einstein moved in April of 1911 to Prague where he was appointed as the professor of theoretical physics at Prague’s Charles University. He worked and lived in Prague only for 16 months. In July of 1912 he accepted the chair of theoretical physics at the Polytechnical Institute of Zurich in Switzerland. This ended his stay in Prague.

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