Elsa Einstein

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Elsa Einstein

Elsa Einstein
Born Elsa Einstein
January 18, 1876(1876-01-18)
Hechingen, Germany
Died December 20, 1936(1936-12-20) (aged 60)
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Cause of death A "Painful illness"
Residence Germany (1876-1933)
United States (1933-1936)
Nationality German
Religion Jewish
Spouse Max Löwenthal (1896-1908)
Albert Einstein (1919-1936)
Parents Rudolf Einstein and Fanny (née Koch)
Notes
"I know very well what a talented physician our Albertle is." Einstein’s cousin Elsa in a conversation with Philipp Frank, about 1917

Elsa Einstein, (18 January 1876 - 20 December 1936), was the second wife of the German phyicist, Albert Einstein. The couple were first cousins and second cousins. This is because their mothers were sisters and their fathers were first cousins. She was born in Hechingen, Germany.[1]

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