Albert Einstein, a German physicist whose theory of relativity is considered as one of the most influential scientific contributions of the 20th century, had a variety of reported quirks, including that the famed scientist never wore socks. A letter Einstein wrote to his wife Elsa contained a passage in which he described wearing tall boots to formal occasions to hide the fact that he never wore socks. Einstein was possibly most well-known for another eccentric part of his physical appearance, his uncombed bouffant hairstyle. One of the most common topics in the records of letters from fans to Einstein was questions and opinions about his hair.
More about Albert Einstein :
- Einstein is thought to have had a developmental speech delay, with some reports claiming he did not begin talking until the age of four.
- In 1955, Einstein died at the age of 76 after refusing surgery to repair a burst blood vessel on the grounds of not wanting to prolong his life by artificial means.
- Einstein credits his childhood training in playing the violin for giving his brain a greater ability.