Germany By: Noah

Country Data

  • Population: 81,147,265
  • Time Difference: +5 hours
  • Language: German
  • Currency: Euro
  • Continent: Europe

Introduction

Did you know that Albert Einstein was born in Germany? In Europe, Germany has access to many castles and seas, including the Baltic Sea and North Sea. You can also visit many tourist places like the Berlin Wall, and celebrate St. Stephans Day , and learn more about Albert Einstein.

Berlin wall

berlin wall

Germany has many tourist places and the Berlin Wall is the most interesting. The Berlin Wall was supposed to keep East Germans from entering West Germany because 2.5 million crossed the Berlin Wall in years 1941-1961. So they built a wall called the Berlin Wall on August 13, 1961 on a Sunday. The original wall was barbed wire and cinder blocks. After the wall was the was built 5,000 people crossed safely, 5,000 people were captured and 191 were killed. The people who crossed legally had a permit and had to stay in West Germany. The Berlin Wall still stands today and people from all around the world come to see it.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Württemberg on March 14, 1879. When Einstein went to elementary school he showed interest in math and science and did poorly in the other subjects or study. He became an examiner in the Swiss Patent office in around the 1900’s. In 1909 he became professor extraordinare at Zurich, and in 1911 became professor of theoretical physics at Prague. After that he became kaiser at Wilhelm Physical institute and professor in the University of Berlin. Albert was a German citizen in 1914 and remained there until 1933 and he moved to America for political reasons. And took the position of professor of theoretical physics at Princeton. Albert became a U.S. citizen in 1940 and retired from his post in 1945. After World War ll he was a leading figure in the world government movement, and was offered presidency of the state of Israel. Albert is mostly known for the four theories he wrote the first one he wrote was on Brownian Movement, the second was on the foundation for the photon or quantum theory of light, the third was the “special theory of relativity”. And the final was a mathematical addition to the “special theory of relativity”. Albert won various awards that include the Nobel Prize, Copley Medal of Royal Society, and the Franklin Medal of Franklin institute. He also helped make the first two atomic bombs in 1945. Einstein died in Princeton, New Jersey, April 18, 1955.

boxing day

boxing day

St.stephen´s day or boxing day

Boxing day or St. Stephen's is one of the many German holidays and St. Stephen's day stands out the most. Germany, as well as Poland, Lithuania, Netherlands, and Scandinavia celebrate St. Stephen's day. St. Stephen's day is basically the second day of Christmas and it is celebrated on December 26. This year it will be celebrated on a Monday. St. Stephan's day is a day to spend time with your family and get ready for winter sales. Other countries celebrate St. Stephen's with their own traditions. St. Stephan's day is also called Boxing day. Boxing day or St. Stephen's is a popular holiday in Germany and other countries around the world.

Germany

This is a video that shows what it would be like to be in Berlin,Germany.

conclusion

Now do you consider going to Germany? Germany is known for their many castles and tourist places. Next time you consider traveling go to Germany to see the many castles and tourist places, celebrate their holidays and learn more about their people.

bibliography

  • book- The Fall of the Berlin Wall
  • https://www.nobelprize.org
  • school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/310181
  • school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/274135
  • https:www.timeanddate.com
  • www.ibtimes.com/boxing-day-what-it-where-did-it-come-387586

Credits:

Created with images by fdecomite - "German flag" • MariaTortajada - "berlin wall graffiti painting" • DHuiz - "Berlin, Germany" • janeb13 - "albert einstein 1921 sad look" • PublicDomainPictures - "albert einstein physics relativity" • Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Germany Grunge Flag" • tinyfroglet - "German Flag"

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