Albert Einstein Brief Information :

  • Birth: 14. March 1879 Ulm - Germany

  • 1905 Einstein's Publications in the "Annals of Physics" to Quantum Theory and Relativity Theory

  • 1921 Einstein received the Nobel Prize for Physics

  • Death: 18. April 1955  America - Princeton (New Jersey)




Einstein`s Riddle

Comprehensive information about Einstein`s Riddle: Einstein`s riddle may have been developed by the physicist Einstein. According to the story, Einstein left this riddle with a provocative note. He should have said that only 2% of the world’s population are capable of solving the riddle!


Einstein`s Riddle




Although his authorship has not been completely verified, existing solutions to the riddle have shown that Albert Einstein`s riddle coupled with pure logical thinking can identify the owners of the fish.

Albert Einstein`s Riddle - solve it -

What to do with Albert Einstein`s riddle? There are several versions, with different animals (e.g. zebras) and the reader must find that animal. The first version was published in Life International in 1962. It was not until the following year that the solution was published in the same magazine, stating the names of several hundred correspondents who had tried to solve the riddle.


Einstein Riddle



Here is the original version of Albert Einstein`s Riddle in full:

Let us assume that there are five houses of different colors next to each other on the same road. In each house lives a man of a different nationality. Every man has his favorite drink, his favorite brand of cigarettes, and keeps pets of a particular kind.

  • The Englishman lives in the red house.

  • The Swede keeps dogs.

  • The Dane drinks tea.

  • The green house is just to the left of the white one.

  • The owner of the green house drinks coffee.

  • The Pall Mall smoker keeps birds.

  • The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhills.

  • The man in the center house drinks milk.

  • The Norwegian lives in the first house.

  • The Blend smoker has a neighbour who keeps cats.

  • The man who smokes Blue Masters drinks bier.

  • The man who keeps horses lives next to the Dunhill smoker.

  • The German smokes Prince.

  • The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.

  • The Blend smoker has a neighbor who drinks water.

  • The question to be answered is: Who keeps fish?

With a closer inspection, you can discern the conditions which need to be solved in order to get the correct answer to Einstein`s riddle:

  • - each house has a different colour

  • - all people have a different nationality

  • - all people have different pets

  • - all people have a different drink

  • - no-one smokes the same brand of cigarettes.

Einsteins Riddle

Good luck! Our tip, use a table. If Albert Einstein`s riddle was too easy, check out Einstein`s relativity theory!


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