10 People With The Highest IQ Ever Recorded
The human brain is the most fascinating and most mysterious part of the body. Brain is actually the part of body which helps to increase IQ of anyone. Human brain is a part of body which makes us wonder what is in it which makes some people intellectually superior than other people in the world. Since no one has an absolute answer to whats the reason behind the Intelligence of any person so we are only left amazes to see who are the smartest people in the world with the Highest IQ. Lets take a look at the top 10 People with the Highest IQ ever recorded.
10. Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking is a physicist and cosmologist born in England in 1942. He is the only American civilian conferred to having this IQ level. Although he was suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that made him paralyzed but he used his exceptional power to get an exceptional IQ level of 160. He introduced to the world the concept of cosmology. He was awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009 for the remarkable contributions he made to science with his amazing IQ.
9. Albert Einstein
Ofcourse this list couldn’t possibly be completed without the honorable mention of Sir Albert Einstein. With an estimated IQ between 160 and 180, Albert Einstein was the genius behind many theories especially E=mc2. He possessed such an amazing ability that after his death the science researches were asked to dissect his brain in search for clues for his amazing and exceptional High IQ Level.
8. Judit Polgar
Judit Polgar born in 1976 in Hungary was not only a chess master but a certified brainiac with a recorded IQ of 170. She was really expert with chess as she had been taking regular chess training classes since childhood from her father. Apart from getting the highest IQ level among people she has defeated nine former and current world champions leaves no room for doubt as to why she has been dubbed as the strongest chess player of All Time.
7. Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci is a famous Italian painter born in 1452. Not only is he famous for his great paintings in the world, he has an estimated IQ is between 180 and 190 which is regarded one of the highest IQ levels. Da Vinci is considered to be the most diversely knowledgeable person to live. He was an established and renowned polymath expert who worked in fields of mathematics, engineering, anatomy, geology, botany etc.After all he is an expert for his masterpieces.
6. Marilyn Vos Savant
Marilyn Savant is a columnist, author and playwriter who born in 1946 in Saint Louis, Missouri. She got to the fame by getting listed five times in the Guiness Book of World Records as the woman with the Highest IQ ever recorded at 190 score. She is very active at her journalism and is regular writer at Parade magazine, where she solves puzzles and answers a variety of questions from her readers.
5. Garry Kasparov
Garry Kasparov is another great chess player and is said to have an amazing highest IQ of 109. Regarded as the greatest chess player of all time, Garry Kasparov is said to have an outstanding IQ of 190. He stunned the whole world with his intuition and amazing brilliance in the field of chess. In 1999 he played versus the world which is the greatest and most important chess game in the history and consisted of over 50,000 opponent participants across 75 countries.
4. Kim Ung-Yong
Another record breaking person with the Highest IQ in the world with a score of 210 is made by a Korean Civil Engineer Ung-Yong had his name in the Guinness Book of World Record. At the age of 6 months he started to speak and read Korean and some other languages. At 4 years of age he took an IQ test normally which is for a 8 years old kid and obtained a whooping 200 score in it. At 14 years he showcased his genius mind by solving complex problems in seconds on TV.
3. Christopher Hirata
Christopher Hirata is a 31 year old Japanese genius guy who is astrophysicist and makes him stand third on the list of the People with the Highest IQ in the world. At the age of 12 years this amazing guy with high level of IQ had already pursued college level courses. At 16, he was already working with NASA on its ambitious project to conquer Planet Mars. After he procured his Ph.D. at the Princeton University, he went back to California Institute of Technology, where he is currently teaching astrophysics.
2. Terence Tao
Terrence Tao born in Australia in 1975 is another amazing person with an IQ level of 220 and 230 makes to the 2nd position in the list of the people with the Highest IQ. You can easily imagine the intelligence of this kid that at the age of 2 he was able to solve basic arithmetic questions on his own and at 16 years he graduated in Masters. He is also known as Mr. Fix It because of his awesome skills in mathematics.
1. William James Sidis
William James Sidis is theperson with the Highest IQ ever recorded with an outstanding IQ level of 250 and 300. This polyglot went to school when he was 6 years old and to your astonishment he graduated within 7 months. At the age of 9 years he was already a Harvard student but since he was too young he was advised to take couple of years off so at the age of 11, he was the youngest ever kid to be enrolled in Harvard University.