Can You Solve This Famous Albert Einstein Riddle?

They say Albert Einstein invented this popular riddle when he was just a boy. Apparently, according to several surveys, only 2% of the world’s population can solve this riddle.

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The riddle became an unlikely online sensation, probably due to its difficulty but logical answer. Read it below and find out if you can solve it.

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Einstein’s riddle


The situation

There are 5 houses in five different colors.
In each house lives a person with a different nationality.
These five owners drink a certain type of beverage, smoke a certain brand of cigar and keep a certain pet.
No owners have the same pet, smoke the same brand of cigar or drink the same beverage.

The question is: Who owns the fish?


the Brit lives in the red house
the Swede keeps dogs as pets
the Dane drinks tea
the green house is on the left of the white house
the green house’s owner drinks coffee
the person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds
the owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill
the man living in the center house drinks milk
the Norwegian lives in the first house
the man who smokes blends lives next to the one who keeps cats
the man who keeps horses lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill
the owner who smokes BlueMaster drinks beer
the German smokes Prince
the Norwegian lives next to the blue house
the man who smokes blend has a neighbor who drinks water

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Albert Einstein wrote the riddle this century. The great physicist said that 98% of the world could not solve it. Test your friends, share this famous riddle!