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A copy of Albert Einstein's matura, received in 1896 in Aarau. It shows that, contrary to a widespread myth, Albert Einstein was good at math in high school; note that 6 is the best possible mark.

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of Switzerland or the Swiss cantons. It is therefore not protected by copyright by virtue of Art. 5 of the Swiss Copyright Act.

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Source: scanned from p. 29 of the book "Albert Einstein – Derrière l'image", by Ze'ev Rosenkranz. Editions Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 2005. ISBN 3-03823-182-7.

The original document was issued by the Canton of Aargau, and is thus a "a decision, protocol or report by public authorities". Subsequent reproductions are not covered by copyright.

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