Did Einstein Actually Fail Math Class?


Though he tended to annoy his headmasters, Albert Einstein was a gifted math student and did not fail math class. This popular misconception was dispelled by Einstein himself in 1935, though that didn't prevented this false rumor persisting

Einstein excelled well beyond his age in math subjects, having a firm grasp on calculus by the time he reached age 16. Math excited him as a young boy, and his parents even bought him textbooks so he could study ahead of his classes over summer break.