A man was born in 1955.

Riddle: A man was born in 1955. He’s alive and well today at age 33. How is this possible?

This riddle is not complicated. You must only read carefully and again – again. If you are thinking how is it possible, you can ask your friends firstly. Havn’t you find the correct answer still? Let’s tell the true answer.


At first, we wanted you to read carefully this riddle. At first sentence it says: A man was born in 1955.

You may think 1955 is a year. What if it isn’t? If not 1955 is year, what could happen? Let’s think the other possibilities.

I think out loud:

Where is a person born? I can here you say Hospital. Yess, you are right.

1955 can be a room number in hospital where the man born in?

Of course, the answer is 1955 is not year, it is room number in any hospital. So a man alive and can be 33 years old.

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