Sprawa katedry w Collège de France dla Alberta Einsteina – w świetle jego korespondencji
The affair of chair in Collège de France for Albert Einstein – in the light of his correspondence
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The article discusses the affair of chair for Einstein, offered to him by the French government and French scientists in 1933, when Einstein was forced to leave Germany after Hitler’s accession to power. The article is based on Einstein’s correspondence with French scientists and representatives of the French government. Relations between Einstein and the French scientific circles are also presented in the article. Certain opinions referring to the affair of chair for him in France in 1933, as expressed by Einstein’s’ biographers, are corrected as well. The article consti¬tutes a significant contribution to Albert Einstein’s biography and includes the description of the situation of German scientists of Jewish origin leaving Germany after Nazi accession to power.
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