Einstein's first wife and their sons
Eduard, Mileva, and Hans Einstein, 1914. The marriage had long been deteriorating. Soon after joining Albert in Berlin, Mileva returned to Switzerland with their sons. Thereafter he saw them only intermittently. Einstein confessed that he was "not a family man. I want my peace."

Image © The Albert Einstein Archives, The Jewish National & University Library,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

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