He never failed math. This is a popular “fact” promoted on the internet, maybe in an attempt to relate to genius.
However, it is simply not true. Overall, Einstein was an average student, but math was one area where he excelled,
Einstein encouraged the development of the nuclear bomb. His involvement is often misinterpreted, with some claiming
that he helped create the atom bomb. In reality, what he did was write a letter to President FDR encouraging him to
begin work on such a weapon, which led to the Manhattan Project. Although a dedicated pacifist and, later, an anti-nuke
spokesman, Einstein was convinced that America needed the atomic bomb before the Nazis.
He was a great musician. If the whole “genius” thing didn’t work out, Einstein could have become a violinist. His mother
played piano so he had the love of music instilled in him—via violin lessons—at the young age of five
He could have been the President of Israel. When Israel’s first president, Chaim Weizmann, died, Einstein was offered
the position, but he declined.
His brain was stolen. After Einstein died, the pathologist who did his autopsy took his brain without permission. He
eventually got the permission necessary from Einstein’s son, but he was fired from Princeton when he refused to turn the
brain over. He kept it for over forty years before finally returning it in 1998.
If you have time, you should read more about this incredible human being on his Wikipedia page