Famous Jigsaw Puzzlers

Jigsaw puzzles have been a popular pastime for people of all ages for centuries. Over the years, there have been many famous jigsaw puzzlers who have shown a deep love for the hobby. Let's take a look at some of the most notable jigsaw puzzlers and their love for this activity.

  • Queen Elizabeth II - The Queen of England is an avid jigsaw puzzler, and has been known to complete complex puzzles with thousands of pieces. In 2018, she was even gifted a custom-made puzzle of her own palace, Buckingham Palace, by the German government during her visit to Berlin.
  • Winston Churchill - The former British Prime Minister was also a passionate puzzler, and used puzzles as a way to relieve stress and relax. Churchill was known to enjoy puzzles with hundreds of pieces, and even had a puzzle table built in his bedroom so that he could work on them before going to sleep.
  • Bill Gates - The Microsoft co-founder is not only a technology pioneer, but also a dedicated jigsaw puzzler. Gates has spoken publicly about his love for puzzles, and even created a puzzle app called "Microsoft Jigsaw" which is available for free download on the Microsoft Store.
  • Angela Merkel - The former Chancellor of Germany is another famous jigsaw puzzler. Merkel is known to enjoy puzzles with thousands of pieces, and has even been spotted working on them during international summits and meetings.
  • Hugh Jackman - The Australian actor is a self-proclaimed "jigsaw addict," and has spoken about his love for puzzles in several interviews. Jackman enjoys working on puzzles with his family and friends, and even set a Guinness World Record for the largest jigsaw puzzle completed by a team.

These are just a few of the many famous jigsaw puzzlers who have shown a deep appreciation for this beloved activity. If you're interested in trying out jigsaw puzzles for yourself, be sure to check out puzzlesRfun.com for a wide selection of high-quality puzzles to choose from. Happy puzzling!


  • "The Queen's love of jigsaw puzzles revealed" by Katie Spencer, BBC News, May 2016.
  • "Winston Churchill: Jigsaw Puzzler" by Bob Armstrong, Jigsaw Junkies, July 2017.
  • "Bill Gates: How a love of puzzles helped him win" by Richard Feloni, Business Insider, October 2015.
  • "Angela Merkel's Jigsaw Obsession" by Amanda Woods, ABC News, September 2016.
  • "Hugh Jackman's Jigsaw Puzzle Obsession" by Meredith Maran, Reader's Digest, August 2013.

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