The scientist Albert Einstein had a strained relationship with his eldest son, which he considered not inheriting the wisdom and path he had taken.
The father of Relativity is a man with a genius of the genius, known to the whole world for his great theoretical and physical achievements. Such a legacy will be extremely heavy for the children. It is hard to believe that the heir of a scientific genius like Einstein could follow his step - but in a sense Hans Albert Einstein did it even if he was still considered a bad mang'gene by his father 'and no smart with brother Eduart.
Father Albert Einstein and Hans Albert in 1927. (Photo: Getty Images).
Although not recognized by the world as his father, Hans Albert Einstein was an engineer who spent his entire life in the academy, working as an educator, and eventually created a legacy of his own, regardless accepting the initial misunderstandings of the scientist's father about the career choices he pursued.
Born in Bern, Switzerland on 14 May 1904, Hans Albert Einstein was the second child of Albert Enstein and his wife Mileva Marić. The fate of his sister Lieserl is unclear, although she is believed to have died of a fever shortly after birth, and Hans was born one year later.
At the age of 6, Hans had his younger brother Eduard Einstein and four years later, his parents separated. After being separated for 5 years, Albert Einstein and Mrs. Mileva Marić finally divorced. The broken marriage of his parents affected Hans when he was young, and to fill that gap, Hans often confined himself to school.
The scientist Albert Enstein and his wife Mileva Marić.(Photo: Getty Images).
Because he was with his mother, Hans often discussed with his father in the mail and answered questions about geometry. The scholar confided in his son, telling him about his discoveries and successes. Finally, the boy Hans was admitted to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, where his parents used to study. Hans received a degree in civil engineering as a student at the top of the school.
However, this career choice was not supported by Alberg Einstein. When asked about the career path, the famous physicist told his son that it was a disgusting idea.
Einstein and his father continued to disagree on many areas of life until Hans went away from home. They did not heal relationships for many years.
Shortly after leaving the university, Hans moved to Germany and spent several years working as a steel structural engineer in a bridge project, and continued to study higher.
Hans Albert Eistein.(Photo: Getty Images).
In letters to his second son, Eduard, who was imprisoned in a mental hospital after being diagnosed with extreme schizophrenia, Albert Einstein wrote about his anxiety. for Hans Albert. He fears for Hans from his career path to his marriage.
In 1927, the 'Einstein child' met and married his first wife, Frieda Knecht, but his mate's choice was strongly opposed by his father. Frieda was 9 years older than Hans and had congenital dwarfism. Thus, Enstein strongly opposed this marriage, fearing that both "bad genes" would harm the next generation of the family. ' If they don't have children, then I can rest peacefully' , the theory of Relativity father wrote in a letter. Despite intense opposition, Hans Albert and Frieda Knect remained married and lived happily until his wife died.
For his part, Albert almost never greeted Frieda as a member of the family. In a letter to his ex-wife Mileva, he expressed his love for his son, but still expressed disgust for his daughter-in-law.'Hans has a wonderful personality. Unfortunately it has this wife, but what can people do if their children are happy? ', genius wrote after a long visit to his son's house.
In Germany, Hans earned his doctorate in science and technology but did not have much time to apply the learned knowledge. In 1933, Albert Einstein was forced to flee his home in Germany when the anti-Jewish ideology and support of the Nazi party spread. Fearing for his son, he urged Hans to flee. In 1938, Hans Albert Einstein left his homeland, emigrated to Greenville, South Carolina, USA.
Here Hans worked for the US Department of Agriculture and used his talents to study sediment conversion. He then moved to California and continued his work at the California Institute of Technology. In 1947, he was invited by the University of California at Berkely to teach as a professor of hydraulic engineering until his death in 1973.
Albert Einstein and his father Bernhard in 1936. (Photo: Getty Images)
During this time, Hans Albert talked with his father for advice on careers, sharing successes and worries, caring for the family. Although it had partially healed disagreements for years, " Einstein's father" continued to bring a bit of resentment that his son had chosen to follow another career path. On his own path, Hans Albert Einstein has won a number of awards - including the Guggenheim Scholarship, a research award from the American Civil Engineers Association and various awards from the US Department of Agriculture - of course is no Nobel Prize.
The power of the family has surpassed the difference between father and son. In 1939, when Hans's second son, David, was about to die of diphtheria, Albert recalled the pain of losing his child and trying to comfort him. The two began a less stressful relationship after the death of two of Hans' three sons and his adoption.
When Albert Einstein died at Princeton in 1955, it was reported that Hans Albert was by his side most of the time. In 1973, Hans Albert Einstein died of heart failure. After his death, his adopted daughter Evelyn struggled to earn a living in poverty, and eventually died of illness.