(LONDON DAILY MAIL) — He remains one of the world's most important scientists.
But despite his innumerable professional successes, Einstein found it impossible to sustain a successful personal life.
In his book, Einstein: His Life and Universe, Walter Isaacson describes how Albert Einstein found maintaining a harmonious love life a battle he would never win.
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In fact, so pragmatic was Einstein's approach to love, that when he found his 11 year marriage to fellow scientist Mileva Maric was floundering, he issued a list of outrageous rules that he believed would allow the two to remain together for the sake of the children.