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Richmond Resident was friend to Albert Einstein

5 September 2010

Richmond Northampton Resident Childhood friend was Albert Einstein.

Professor Plesch has lived at Richmond Northampton since February 2009 and has had a fascinating life, Founder of Keele University and a professor in Chemistry.

Professor Plesh’s father was a doctor to Albert Einstein and has many pictures of himself as a boy standing next to Albert Einstein. Albert became a family friend and even kept his sailing boat at the house where they lived.

In 1933 professor Plesch and his family fled Germany from Nazi persecution because of their Jewish origins.

Professor Plesch is a collector of antiques and has recently sold a collection at Christies in London for just over one million pounds.

If you would like more information please call Christopher Rayatt on 01604 432635.