Person Of The Century

He was the embodiment of pure intellect, the bumbling professor with the German accent, a comic cliche in a thousand films. Instantly recognizable, like Charlie Chaplin's Little Tramp, Albert Einstein's shaggy-haired visage was as familiar to ordinary people as to the matrons who fluttered about him in salons from Berlin to Hollywood.


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People of the Century

TIME has profiled those individuals who — for better or worse — most influenced the last 100 years. They are considered in five fields of endeavor, culminating...

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